Diploma - Medical Billing and Coding
The UMA Diploma program can be completed in approximately 10 months and offers the basic core courses necessary for individuals seeking successful entry into the growing healthcare field.
At 39 semester credits, the education and training focus is primarily on how to process healthcare claims, medical records, and the accurate coding of medical and surgical procedures using proper terminology. In addition, students will learn software systems used in the field.
Potential entry-level job position titles for diploma graduates may include Medical Billing Specialist, Medical Coder and Insurance Claims Analyst or other positions in private practices and healthcare providers or facilities. Students also prepare to sit for the Certified Professional Coding (CPC) exam offered through the American Academy of Professional Coding (AAPC).
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