Medical Coding and Billing

New Jersey is one of
the best-paying states
for medical coding specialists*

Do you want to work in the Healthcare industry, but aren’t the biggest fan of needles and blood? A career in Medical Coding and Billing is just what you need! Specialists in this field perform administrative tasks crucial to keeping records organized and up-to-date. This role calls for technical know-how, but doesn’t come with the responsibility of treating patients. At Lincoln Tech's Medical Coding and Billing schools, you'll receive specialized instruction on the tasks you'll perform daily as a medical billing and coding professional.

As part of our curriculum, students practice critical tasks, learn how to use industry software and build other specialized skills so they are prepared to sit for the American Health Information Management Associating (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam upon graduation.

Students also:

  • Practice what it’s like to run an office – from making appointments, taking phone messages, transcribing medical reports, submitting insurance claims and other essential skills.
  • Train on specialized medical coding & billing software used in healthcare offices and learn International Classification of Diseases (ICD) coding.
  • Learn from instructors with relevant field experience, some of whom may be Certified Professional Coders (CPC), Certified Coding Associates (CCA), Certified Billing and Coding Specialists (CBCS) and AHIMA professionals.

With hands-on Medical Coding and Billing training delivered by industry-experienced teachers insimulated medical settings, you can take your newly acquired skills and pursue jobs in health departments, medical and surgical supply firms, insurance companies, collection agencies, chiropractic practices or other medical office settings.

Put your potential to work by training for a “back office” healthcare role that’s growing in demand around the country! This program is offered exclusively in New Jersey – where average pay rates for Medical Coding and Billing professionals are the highest in the country!*

* Career growth projections can be found at careeronestop.org for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program can be found at:
www.lincolntech.edu/consumerinfo

Campuses that currently offer training in this program area are listed below, as well as links to exact program informational fact sheets:

Paramus-NJ

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