If you are considering a profession in healthcare that does not require direct patient care, Medical Insurance Billing and Coding (MIBC) could be your ideal career. At Vista College, you can receive a Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Diploma in under a year*.
Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Specialists, Technicians or Health Information Technicians, play a key role in patient records management. They are responsible for securely maintaining, obtaining, and evaluating patient records using specific electronic and physical data management systems.
MIBC specialists are commonly responsible for insurance reimbursement questions and concerns, analyzing, organizing, and evaluating health insurance claims forms, properly coding diseases, medical procedures, surgeries, therapies, and accurately billing for procedures.
Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Diploma professionals can work in the following areas:
- Public and private physicians’ offices
- Local, state, and national hospitals
- Urgent healthcare facilities
- Health insurance companies
*Based on successful, full-time enrollment
Vista College’s Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Diploma Program is designed to give you the knowledge and resources you need to start a career as an MIBC Specialist.
Courses focus on topics such as medical terminology, medical office procedures, diagnostics coding, pharmacology, computerized medical billing, anatomy, physiology, health information management, and more.
Before receiving your Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Diploma, you will participate in an externship, providing you with real-world working experience that is essential for MIBC job seekers.
Our MIBC program maintains the highest educational standards for participants. Throughout the program, you will learn how to:
- Assess patient outcomes
- Maintain a professional degree of patient and organizational confidentiality
- Use medical coding classification software
- Accurately review patient records
- Understanding coding principles and expectations
- Maintaining and organizing medical data for multiple applications