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Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Now at Everest College-Henderson
Posted Monday, Jul 19, 2010 by Len Simpson
HENDERSON, Nev. – (July 19, 2010) – Employment for medical coders is expected to increase by more than 20 percent over the next 10 years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.* In response to this demand, Everest College’s campus in Henderson, Nev., is now enrolling for its Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Diploma Program.
Students will gain a thorough knowledge of medical terminology, and learn to prepare and process insurance claims. The eight-month program also provides hands-on computer and keyboarding training to code and maintain patient records.
“The growing health care industry is in need of qualified insurance billing and coding specialists,” said David Fritz Everest-Henderson campus president. “Graduates from the medical insurance billing and coding program can be prepared for entry-level careers as Medical Insurance Billers, Medical Receptionists, Patient Account Representatives and Medical Coding Specialists.
The Medical Insurance Billing and Coding courses include:
- Medical Terminology
- Insurance Coding
- Word Processing
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
- Genitorurinary System
- Integumentary and Endocrine Systems
- Musculoskeletal System
- Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Systems
- Sensory and Nervous Systems
About Everest College
Everest College’s Henderson Campus, located at 170 N. Stephanie Street, Henderson, NV 89074, serves the Nevada regions of Henderson, Las Vegas and Boulder City. In addition to the medical billing training, the campus provides career-oriented diploma and degree programs in Accounting, Business, Criminal Justice, Massage Therapy, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assisting and Paralegal. Everest College in Henderson, Nev., is owned by Corinthian Colleges, Inc. and is one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America with more than 100 schools throughout the United States of America and Canada. For more information, visit the Everest website a www.Everest.edu.
* Adapted from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition – Medical Records and Health Information Technicians section of the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics [http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos103.htm]. Finding employment in your field of interest may be due to a combination of your own hard work, experience, work attitude and local market conditions.