Illinois Healthcare Careers Billing and Coding Program consists of 16 modules, 3,5 hours each. Billing and Coding Program modules are offered once a week on Saturdays (please refer to the Academic Calendar posted in School Catalog for details) covering knowledge and skills needed to accurately report, transmit and track claims. As a medical billing and coding specialist, this will help develop needed skills and training as well as knowledge to submit proper documentation to insurance companies and federal agencies for reimbursement in order for their employees to succeed and avoid fraud charges. The duration of the program is 16 weeks of a blended course.
The program will prepare students for opportunities as medical coders in medical offices, clinics, insurance companies, and in the form of freelance home-based businesses.
Prepare to find a position as an Insurance Billing Specialist, Medical Coding, Claims Assistance Professional, or Electronic Claims Processor.