What Is Medical Billing and Coding?
Medical billing and coding is an administrative support specialty that is expected to increase in need as patient records are being increasingly scrutinized by health insurance companies, regulators, courts, and consumers.
Medical billing and coding professionals are key players in today’s technology-driven health care system. We offer training to help you become a qualified candidate in this growing field.
Medical Billing and Coding Certificate Overview
Purdue Global’s medical billing and coding online program focuses on the knowledge and technical skills required by employers in health care services. Coursework provides instruction in topics such as:
- Anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology
- Data information processing
- Medical billing, coding, and terminology
- Insurance billing
- Medical terminology and medical office management
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.