What Will I Learn in a Medical Biller/Coder Program?

Become a Medical Office Professional with Training from IBT

So you are interested in joining the medical profession, and you are considering a career in medical billing and coding? Congratulations! A career as a medical biller/coder/office specialist is an excellent choice for your future. The healthcare industry is growing nationwide (BLS), and there is an increasing demand for medical office professionals skilled in billing and coding procedures. As the American healthcare system continues to modernize and embrace current technologies, the need for these professionals grows. With the Institute for Business and Technology, you can train to be a medical biller/coder/office specialist in as few as 9 months, and IBT even offers the flexibility of an online-hybrid program! If you are interested in learning more about becoming a medical biller/coder/office specialist, read on to learn what you can expect from a quality, accredited training program such as the one offered at IBT. 


IBT offers a flexible online-hybrid program

At IBT, we know our students are busy people, and in response to students’ needs, we have developed our Medical Biller/Coder/Office Specialist program to be as flexible as possible. With IBT, you can take many of your courses online, completing them on your schedule, however it works for you. All you need is an internet connection! We combine our flexible online courses with individualized student support and once-monthly meetings on campus, so students receive the personal attention and guidance they need in order to be successful. With our online-hybrid model, obtaining your training is now more possible than ever before! With your dedication, our professional staff and faculty will be with you every step of the way as you train for your new career. 


IBT offers an accredited, thorough training program

In IBT’s Medical Biller/Coder/Office Specialist program, students learn the skills they need to enter into a variety of entry-level positions in this rewarding healthcare field. Students at IBT learn:

  • Comprehensive medical coding and billing procedures
  • Current medical software and trends in the insurance industry
  • Current procedural coding and diagnostic coding
  • How to prepare and file insurance claims and analyze benefits
  • Claims processing/collection strategies

IBT’s program provides practical, hands-on training to prepare graduates to obtain the Certified Professional Coder-A (CPC-A) certification from the AAPC certifying agency. IBT is an accredited member of the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) and the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), and our programs meet national standards, so you know you are getting an education and training you can trust, and that employers will value. With training from IBT, you will be prepared for entry-level medical careers a medical biller, medical billing specialist, medical insurance specialist, medical coder, medical records clerk, hospital admitting clerk, and/or a medical administrative assistant.

IBT provides career placement assistance that can help get you hired

With IBT, you are never alone; our helpful, professional career services staff assist every student in obtaining the employment for which they have been trained. IBT’s career and placement services include:

  • Professional development and individualized job placement advising 
  • Assistance in the preparation of effective resumes and cover letters
  • Assistance in preparation for job interviews and completing job applications
  • Contacting prospective employers
  • Career fairs and on-campus interviewing
  • Access to IBT’s extensive network of employers in the Bay Area

If you choose IBT for your career training, you will find a community of support. Our professional faculty and helpful staff have a mission to see you succeed, and we will do everything possible to help you obtain a position in your chosen field. Plus, IBT will stay by your side for the entire duration of your career: Graduates are welcomed to return at any time in their career for free career-placement assistance and free refresher training!

Want to learn more about becoming a medical biller/coder/office specialist with IBT? Call us today! We are ready to help you get on your way to a successful new career. Call 1-800-915-3562 to schedule a tour of our modern campus in Santa Clara, California, or to begin the enrollment process. What are you waiting for? Train for a successful healthcare career with IBT!