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Medical Billing and Coding

 

Our next Medical Billing & Coding Morning Class begins  7/1

Our next Medical Billing & Coding Evening Class begins  7/1.

ABC Training Center is happy to announce the addition of a morning Billing and Coding class to our lineup!  Learn how to Register now!

Seats are limited. Call today!

Attend Medical Billing and Coding Class at ABC Training Center in the Bronx

Once you’ve decided to make your entry into the medical coding and billing field and earn the proper certifications, the next question revolves around which school to attend to receive your training. The answer is simple: ABC Training Center’s medical billing and coding program in the Bronx. Here’s why:

  • Reputation: We are a small, family-owned medical career school that has trained thousands of grads in the NYC area since 1972.
  • Attention: Because of our size, our classes tend to be smaller than other schools, which means our students receive extra attention in the classroom.
  • Value: Our tuition is much lower than other schools in New York City (call around and check for yourself!). For a lower cost, we will give you better medical billing and coding training than the big chain schools.
  • Job Placement Assistance: Just because you’ve finished your classes and received your medical billing and coding certification in the Bronx, it doesn’t mean that ABC Training Center stops working for you. Our staff will assist you in finding a great job that will make the most of your new skills.

As far as medical billing and coding schools in NYC go, none will give you the quality and value that we offer.

Weekday Schedule (10 weeks)

Day                                            Morning OR Evening
Monday through Thursday 10 am – 1 pm OR 6 pm – 9 pm

Down payment  $250 (due at time of registration,  $100 for registration fee & 150 for books)

10 weekly payments of $145 after registration

Want to know what a day in the life of a medical coder looks like? Find out here.


Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

The healthcare industry has a wide array of growing jobs with a variety of responsibilities, both in the front lines and away from clinical practices, such as blood drawing or imaging. One such career path that steers away from the clinical aspect of the medical field is Medical Coding and Billing.

If you have a passion for healthcare and want to work side by side with patients and different types of medical professionals, read this quick FAQ to help determine if pursuing a career in medical billing is right for you!

Where can a Medical Coder work?

Medical Coders can work in a variety of environments, such as doctors’ offices, clinics, hospitals, and many other types of healthcare facilities. 

How much schooling do you need for Medical Billing and Coding?

No formal education is officially required to become a medical coder. However, completion of a Medical Coding-specific program is a must. These programs can be completed in around 2 years.

What are Billing and Coding?

Medical Billers are an important link between healthcare providers, patients, and insurance companies. As Medical Biller, you will need to read and interpret a patient’s medical history and diagnoses into a shorthand of codes that will be used by healthcare providers and insurance companies.

What traits are needed to become a Medical Coder?

Being detail-oriented, have high critical thinking skills, promising analytical abilities, are generally tech-savvy, and has a discretion towards sensitive medical information. All are must-haves for a position such as this.

Can Medical Coders work from home?

While your experience may vary, many employers of medical coders offer the ability to work from home with 1 year of experience.

What’s the difference between a Certified Medical Coder (CMC) and a Billing and Coding professional?

Billing and coding professionals work closely with the provider, patient, and insurance company to ensure the provider gets paid. Professionals can opt to take the CBCS certification offered by NHA

While the CPC professional work closely with the provider; reviews the patient’s documentation and apply the appropriate diagnostic and procedure codes. They must obtain the CPC certification offered by AAPC

CPC professionals can also work remotely, become a medical record auditor, or consultant.


 

 

Medical Billing and Coding Careers NYC

There are few careers as rewarding and as in-demand as medical billing and coding (MB&C). As a part of the healthcare field, a medical biller and coder is an essential part of the healthcare system. The primary responsibility of a medical biller is to be the liaison between patients or insurance companies and a medical facility to ensure correct and prompt payment of services. Medical billing and coding is a highly specialized job that translates into great salaries.

These professionals work in medical offices or independently at medical billing and coding jobs in NYC and beyond. In addition to preparing billing forms and invoices, medical billers and coders analyze and interpret complicated claim form codes and formulas. In short, they transform diagnoses and medical procedures into numerical codes needed for billing.

The biller then prepares and sends the claims to the insurance companies and is the one who bills the patients for the remaining balance. As a result, these specialists qualify for some of the most sought-after positions in the industry. To be ready for this career, it is crucial that you receive your training at a top-notch medical billing and coding school. Learn more about what medical coding is at ABC Training Center.

You’ve Completed Medical Billing and Coding Training—Now What? 

It’s no secret that medical billing and coding courses at ABC Training Center in NYC will set you up for a career that is relatively recession-proof. Check out our entire Job Outlook article for Medical Billing & Coding. Think of the possibilities. Hospitals, clinics, private practices, dental offices, pharmacies, optometrists, physical therapy centers, chiropractors–just to name a few–all need medical billers and coders. Additionally, many graduates go on to work independently as well.

Consider that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics says this about the Medical Records and Health Information field:

“Opportunities of employment for Medical Billers and Coders are expected to grow much faster than the average occupation…Job prospects should be very goodSource: US Dept. of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010–2011 Edition.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics at that time went on to project an 18% increase in the number of medical coding and billing specialists employed by 2016. Such an expected growth rate was tremendous, considering the bleak outlook for many jobs in other industries during that period. Since then, the outlook has stayed much the same, and the field has continued to grow.

Medical billing and coding classes at ABC Training Center in NYC – become job ready!

  • 120 classroom hours

ABC Training Center is licensed by the New York State Department of Education.

 

Testimonials:

Hello Ms.Neils,  This is Crystal Vega, I was just in your morning class from April- June. This past Friday I took the NHA exam. I’m so proud and pleased to say that I passed. I took this test previously and did not pass. I want to say thank you because without a teacher as good as you I could not have learned this. You made sure that you covered everything that would be on there. I can’t wait to see what the future has in store for me. Keep doing what you’re doing because your great.

Crystal Vega

Good morning Ms. Neils, Hope this email finds you well. Wanted to tell you that I got a job as a billing coordinator at Maternal Fetal Medicine Associates. This is my second day 😃. Thank you for preparing me and being such an amazing professor!

Forever grateful,
D. G.

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