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Medical Insurance Billing and Coding School in Jonesboro, Ga.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 6, 2011 by Allen B. Ury
With America’s health care industry continuing to expand*, you may be looking for a supporting role in this growing industry. If so, you may wish to consider a career in medical insurance billing and coding.
Medical insurance billing and coding professionals help physicians, clinics, hospitals and other health care facilities invoice for their services by preparing and submitting insurance paperwork containing industry-standard codes used to describe procedures, test, diagnoses and medications. Insurance companies also use medical insurance billing and coding specialists to process incoming claims. It’s a specialized profession, one that takes a specialized education to perform.
So where will you find a medical insurance billing and coding school?
If you live or work in the southern Atlanta metro area, you can prepare for a career in medical insurance billing and coding at Everest Institute in Jonesboro. This eight-month program teaches the basic concepts and procedures needed understand how health insurance works, and prepare and process claims forms. You can also gain knowledge of the industry’s standard of coding and how to apply those codes to medical documentation.
The Everest Program
Courses in the Everest Institute’s Medical Insurance Billing and Coding career education program include:
- Introduction to Medical Terminology
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Procedural Coding:
o Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
o Genitourinary System
o Integumentary and Endocrine Systems
o Musculoskeletal System
o Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Systems
o Sensory and Nervous Systems
Upon graduation, you can get job-search support from Everest’s Career Services department. Our school’s Career Services representatives can help you identify and contact local employers as well as help you with resume preparation, effective interviewing techniques and even wardrobe selection.
About the Jonesboro Campus
Everest Institute’s Jonesboro campus is at 6431 Tara Blvd. in Jonesboro, Ga. (30236). The campus is just south of Interstate 75 at the Old Dixie Road exit. In addition to Medical Insurance Billing and Coding, the school also offers career education programs in Massage Therapy, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician and Pharmacy Technician.
For more information on the Medical Insurance Billing and Coding career education program and other career training programs, contact Everest today!
* Source: U.S. Department of Labor, High Growth Industry Profile: Health Care (http://www.doleta.gov/brg/indprof/healthcare_profile.cfm). Your own hard work, professionalism, experience, work attitude, local market and other factors will impact your personal employment opportunities and pay.