Medical Billing

Program Information

If you possess stellar organizational, technological, and people skills and are interested in a career in health care, then San Jacinto College’s health information management program is the career path for you. Our program trains students to perform a wide variety of technical health information functions, including security, analysis, integration, and management of health information. The health information management program is designed to train students in a career that combines patient care management and technology.

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Health Information Management at San Jacinto College is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Graduates of our AAS degree program are eligible to apply for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) national certification exam to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Graduates of our certificate of technology in medical coding program may apply for AHIMA’s national certification exam to become a Certified Coding Associate (CCA).

Career Opportunities

A career in health information management combines patient care management and technology in various professional work settings including:

  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Law firms
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Insurance companies
  • Nursing homes
  • Health data organizations and health information vendors

Earning Potential

Health Information Management Manager (RHIT) average salary: $63,6131

Health Information Management Technician (RHIT) average salary: $48,1091

Medical Biller average salary: $37,4951

Medical Coder average salary: $52,6771

For more information, please contact 281-998-6150, x7237.


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