Medical Billing/Coding Certificate: Fast Track into the Health Care Industry

Get in-demand job skills for a fast growing job market

Learn medical coding for insurance reimbursement and billing. These skills are sought in physician office, billing, and insurance companies.

The health care industry is projected keep its current fast rate of growth creating high demand for specialized job skills. Colorado Mountain College’s Medical Billing/Coding Certificate will give you a sound knowledge of industry practices, including:

  • Billing procedures and regulations
  • Reimbursement
  • Medical coding rules and regulations
  • Compliance

The program courses are offered at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards and through online learning.  All labs are held in Edwards.  Please note:  some courses are only offered online.  Meet with your adviser for a recommended sequence of courses.

All Medical Billing/Coding students must successfully pass a mandatory background check and drug screen in order to participate and be placed in a clinical setting.

Students must demonstrate college-level proficiency in reading, writing, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses within this program. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence of courses in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For more details, please see Academic Placement and Testing.

Internships

Internships are integral to the certificate program. At the completion you are eligible to take the National Certified Professional Coding (CPC) exam. Course work must be completed prior to Internships and in cooperation with the Program Coordinator.

Financial Aid

For federal student aid purposes, this program is defined as a Career and Technical Education program that meets the minimum requirements for financial aid eligibility. Please see Financial Aid for general and contact information.

Program at a Glance

Certificate: Medical Billing/Coding

COST PER CREDIT: $65 In-district
$147 In-state
$440 Out-of-state

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Get More Information

Find out more about the Medical Billing/Coding Certificate and how to enroll. Contact:

Amy Connerton
Medical Assisting Faculty and Program Coordinator
970-948-4003
aconnerton@coloradomtn.edu

See the Gainful Employment Disclosure: Medical Billing and Coding