Comprehensive Programs: An educational program designed to provide a sequence of educational and skill development experiences that lead to multiple workplace competencies. These programs are designed to prepare individuals for job entry and/or career advancement. These programs are considered occupational programs and are included in the institutional self-study, FTE Calculation and student achievement data collection, and are included on the Council on Educational Occupation (COE) approved program list. These programs are included in the NJ State Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL):
If you’re ready to pursue your dream of a career in the medical field, it’s time to enroll in the National Career Institute for training as a Billing and Coding Specialist. The health care industry is always growing, so a career in this field is a great way to secure your family’s future. This program only takes about three months to complete, so you can be on your way to your new job in no time.
About National Career Institute
At NCI, we offer hands-on training from qualified instructors who have experience working in the field they teach. Our classes are typically made up of about 20 students each, so you’ll get the attention you need from your teacher to ensure your success. Upon successful completion of our program, you will be ready to go to work in your new career. Also, NCI will help with career placement and an interview wardrobe. Our course is affordable, and financial aid is available for those who qualify.
NCI’s Billing and Coding Specialist program will prepare you to code patients’ medical records accurately. You will be taught current terminology, proper classification of diseases, and how to find and apply codes to medical records. In addition, you will learn techniques to help maximize reimbursement from insurance companies, work with worker’s compensation, access diagnosis-related groups, and much more. Upon completion of the program, students are encouraged to take the National Certification Examination for additional credentials.
To obtain your undergraduate certification as a billing and coding specialist, you must complete 17 credit hours. You must complete the following courses:
- Anatomy and Physiology (6 credit hours)
- Medical Office Procedures (6 credit hours)
- Billing and Coding (5.5 credit hours)
At the National Career Institute, enrollment is open year-round. This means that no matter when you decide that you’re ready to start training for your new career, you can find a class that is starting soon. Whether you want a career as a billing and coding specialist, medical records and health information technician, or another medical office job, NCI can get you there. Learn more about our other programs or apply today.