Medical Billing and Coding Professional

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The Medical Billing and Coding Professional certificate will prepare students with the necessary skills and knowledge to obtain an entry-level position in medical insurance coding and office administration within a variety of healthcare settings.

Medical Billing and Coding Professional certificate graduates will:

  • Apply medicolegal principles when working with protected health information (PHI)
  • Accurately code diagnoses and procedures for the medical office
  • Accurately prepare insurance billing forms
  • Competently use software commonly used in the medical practice
  • Be prepared to obtain an entry-level position in their field
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and technical and information literacy skills

It is the student's responsibility to discuss sequencing and work out their individual schedule with a counselor or advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Additional Medical Billing & Coding Program Information

General Admission Information

Entry into this program requires completion of an admissions application.

Class Schedule

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student's responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student might be required to complete may increase the program length.

Information Sessions

Information sessions provide an overview of the selection process, admission application requirements, and program content and structure. No RSVP required to attend.

Upcoming Dates and Times

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Explore Careers and Paths in Medical Billing & Coding

Lake Washington Institute of Technology is proud of the many pathway options our students have to complete an Applied Bachelorโ€™s degree, both at LWTech, and at in-state universities and colleges. All degrees, whether DTA/MRP, AAS-T or AAS, can fulfill transfer requirements at multiple institutions thanks to the articulation (transfer) agreements between LWTech and the transfer college.

An applied bachelor's degree can improve your chances in the job market and help you make more money. Employers want graduates with:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Complex problem-solving skills
  • Applied knowledge in real-world settings
  • A broad (rather than narrow) education

To learn more about transferring to another college or university, please visit our Transferring from LWTech page.

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