Connecticut Medical Billing and Coding Schools - CT
By Joanna Pelletier, allied health world contributing writer
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Connecticut Medical Billing Specialist Education
A certificate in Health Information Coding through Connecticut medical coding schools usually takes one year to complete, and includes a few additional general education classes. Students who participate in this program usually take courses in health systems, health care law, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, keyboarding, and English. These students usually complete an internship in their final semester.
An Associate's degree in Medical Office Management requires a greater time commitment (at least two years), since it combines major courses with general education and business courses. Students can expect to take classes that focus on building their knowledge of computer applications, health systems, health information procedures, coding, medical terminology, pathophysiology, and anatomy and physiology. They will also have an opportunity to build their accounting, mathematical, ethical, analytical, and human relations skills through their other courses.
Medical Billing Specialists who choose to gain credentials through AHIMA must renew their certifications and credentials every two years. Applicants must gain 10-30 continuing education units before the end of every certification period (the number of credits depends on their level of certification and how many certifications they hold). CEUs are usually available through AHIMA-sponsored seminars, meetings, conferences, and medical billing schools in Connecticut focused on forwarding a members knowledge of the health informatics and information management field.Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Medical Billing and Coding Professionals in Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven and Stamford, Connecticut may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment in some of the largest hospitals and healthcare facilities in the state including Masonicare Health Center, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, New Haven Hospital, and St. Vincent's Medical Center.
Medical Billing & Coding Schools in Connecticut
- West Boylston
- Medical Billing & Coding
- New London
- Medical Billing & Coding - Eve
- Medical Billing & Coding - Day
- Medical Billing & Coding Specialist - Eve
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