Medical billing professionals process and follow-up on claims submitted to health insurance companies for reimbursement of services performed by healthcare providers, such as physicians.
The Certificate of Technology in Medical Billing is designed to teach all aspects of billing and medical coding. Upon completion of this program, students are eligible to apply to take the national Certified Professional Coder (CPC) examination, administered by the American Association of Professional Coders.
Program graduates are qualified for entry-level positions such as medical claims specialists, billing specialists and medical coders in physicians' offices, clinics, insurance companies, and other ambulatory care facilities.
State average salary by job category¹:
Texas Billing and Posting Clerk average salary: $40,942
National average salary by job responsibility²:
National average salary by credential²:
Certified Professional Biller (CPB) average salary: $52,333
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) average salary: $54,401
Source: https://texaswages.com, Gulf Coast region, 2018
For more information, students may email HealthInformationManagement@sjcd.edu or call 281-459-7608.