Start Your Career in Medical Billing/Administration
The Medical Billing/Administration program at United Career Institute is ideal for those who want to take advantage of the benefits of a healthcare career but who prefer front office duties rather than direct patient care. Patient care providers rely heavily on their medical office team to ensure that their medical facilities operate smoothly and their insurance claims are managed appropriately.
Does working in a doctor’s office sound like your dream career path? The growing medical field in the communities of Pittsburgh, Irwin, Greensburg, Monroeville, and Murrysville, has created many employment opportunities for medical billers and coders. United is enrolling students for medical office training courses now, so if you’re in the Greater Pittsburgh area, you can begin your career in months!
“I’ve had an awesome experience at this school. Amazing staff and small classroom settings.”
– Chloe Vokes, United Student
United’s Medical Billing/Administration Training Program
Some of the skills you will learn in our Medical Billing/Administration program include:
- Perform Basic Coding
- Coordinate Billing
- Processing Insurance
- Maintaining Electronic Health Records
- Coordinating Patient Visits
- Transcribing Medical Charts
- Practicing HIPAA Guidelines
- Using Electronic Health Records
Applying Your Degree
Every medical care facility has administrative needs. Medical billers, coders, and medical administrative assistants manage front desk operations and provide customer service so that physicians, nurses, and other medical staff can care for patients. Our Medical Billing/Administration program in Irwin, PA, will prepare you for a career in many medical office environments, including:
- Doctor’s Offices
- Personal Care Facilities
- Insurance Companies
- Specialist Facilities
At United Career Institute, your accelerated medical billing/administration training program includes an externship. Your externship is a real-world training experience that offers you the opportunity to apply your learned classroom skills in a natural office environment.
Your externship gives you a chance to practice your skills, but it also provides networking opportunities with employers in Westmoreland and Allegheny County. In addition, this externship allows you to showcase your employment readiness before graduating and can help further facilitate a relationship between you and potential employers.
Medical Billing/Administration Certifications
The Medical Billing/Administration program at United Career Institute is focused on helping students develop marketable skills that employers desire. This skill development and your medical billing/administration courses and hands-on externship will prepare you to sit for professional medical certification exams. The National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exams you will be qualified to sit for include:
- Certified Billing and Coding Specialist*
- Certified Medical Administrative Assistant**
- Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist**
Medical billers and coders are valuable members of the healthcare team and play an integral role in the smooth operation of healthcare facilities. Request information today to discover how UCI can help you find your dream career in a medical office environment!
*Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Required/ Included in Tuition/Fees.
**Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Optional at own expense.