MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING

(MBC)

Start Date

November 16, 2020 

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Length
The program length for day, evening, and weekend classes may vary based on the number of scheduled hours per week. Holidays, school closings, and internship schedules may cause the program completion dates to vary as well.

4 Months

Schedule
The standard classroom schedule is provided here. The clinical internship schedule will vary based on the clinical site. Students must follow their assigned internship schedule, not the AIMS Education class schedule, academic calendar, or the observed holidays and breaks.

Monday - Thursday
9:00am to 2:00pm

FSA
Federal student aid is not available for this program.

NO

Other Financial Assistance
Other financial aid options may be available for this program (scholarships, training grants, VA benefits, etc.). Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Start Date

November 16, 2020 

More Start Dates
Length
The program length for day, evening, and weekend classes may vary based on the number of scheduled hours per week. Holidays, school closings, and internship schedules may cause the program completion dates to vary as well.

4 Months

Schedule
The standard classroom schedule is provided here. The clinical internship schedule will vary based on the clinical site. Students must follow their assigned internship schedule, not the AIMS Education class schedule, academic calendar, or the observed holidays and breaks.

Monday - Thursday
9:00am to 2:00pm

FSA
Federal student aid is not available for this program.

NO

Other Financial Assistance
Other financial aid options may be available for this program (scholarships, training grants, VA benefits, etc.). Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Technical and Health Standards for Medical Billing and Coding

Every student in the Medical Billing and Coding certificate program must possess the physical, mental, and emotional capabilities required to successfully complete the program and gain employment in the field.

Technical Standards

The prospective Medical Billing and Coding student must be able to:

  • Sit at a desk for 80%-90% of worktime.
  • Read text from printed material or a computer screen.
  • Use a keyboard and type effectively for long periods of time.
  • Perform basic mathematical computations.

The prospective Medical Billing & Coding student must:

  • Possess the proper motor skills to use standard office equipment.
  • Be competent using MS Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills to interact with patients, family members, and medical staff.
  • Possess detailed oriented skills.
  • Be capable of using a phone for long periods of time.
  • Possess analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Be courteous, polite, and professional.

Health Standards

The prospective Medical Billing & Coding student must:

  • Consistently demonstrate emotional, mental, and physical health.
  • Possess adequate hearing in order to communicate with patients, family members, and medical staff.
  • Be able to handle stressful situations related to billing and insurance.
  • Be emotionally capable of working with patients and performing all job tasks safely.

Communication Standards

The prospective Medical Billing & Coding student must demonstrate effective communication skills in order to:

  • Communicate clearly in English with patients, family members, and medical staff.
  • Elicit accurate information from patients, family members, and medical staff.
  • Utilize professional medical terms when documenting a patient’s electronic health record.

Visit Our Campus

Take the first step in achieving your career goals by visiting the AIMS campus. During your school visit you'll get to meet one-on-one with an admissions specialist. They'll help you choose the right career path and answer any questions you have. You'll also get the chance to tour the AIMS campus, including all of our classrooms, medical labs, and student facilities.