Begin Your Exciting New Career In Medical Billing and Coding
Unitech’s programs offer plenty of the skill building necessary for landing an entry-level position in medical billing and coding. The program will instruct students in the management of healthcare data and information resources. There are many opportunities for employment for the position in the healthcare system.
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Why medical billing and coding at Unitech?
Not only will Unitech Training Academy teach you the necessary skills students need to be prepared for the field of medical billing and coding, there is also ample support along the way to prepare you for what to expect beyond school and into the working world. From practice certification exams to resume building and interview simulations, you won’t only leave with job skills but career skills as well.
What makes medical billing and coding a great career for me?
Medical billing and coding would make a great career if one is detail oriented and is able to complete work professionally under stress. Medical billing and coding is an important function in the process of reimbursement for health-care providers.
What sort of places can I work as a medical biller and coder?
Some of the places a medical biller and coder can work are physician’s offices, hospitals, nursing care facilities, and home health care services. Throughout 2016 to 2026, job demand for medical billing and coding is expected to grow by 13%.
What campuses is this program offered at?
The Medical Billing and Coding program is available at our Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Metairie and West Monroe campuses.
What are some of the specific things you learn in the program?
At Unitech, our students learn to perform many of the following as they go through the program:
- Medical terminology, medical office procedures, such as medical insurance billing/coding foundations and medical transcription
- The use of electronic health records
- An understanding of the ICD-10 codes for classification of diagnoses and treatments
- The ability to maintain an organized record of a patient over multiple visits
What Our Students Say
“Unitech was a door of opportunity for me. The teachers and staff are so supportive and give me the motivation to keep going to achieve my goals. I feel more knowledgeable, confident, and hopeful of my future because of my time here.”
– Crystal Southall
We think it’s fantastic that you are considering a new career in the allied health profession!
We also realize becoming a student at Unitech Training Academy is not your only way of getting there. That is why we want to highlight what sets our institution apart from the others. To begin our classes start every Monday. This means you never have to wait for your future to begin!
Our experienced instructors have a minimum of four years working in their respective fields with the majority having a substantial bit more. Each program is required to have a field trip and/or a guest speaker every month. This is to ensure that each student gets a real depiction of what their work life will be like after training at Unitech. This is coupled with our continuous hands-on training in the labs students visit every day. Unitech Training Academy offers and supplies the funds for every student to obtain two certifications. In addition, we provide dedicated exam prep classes to assure passing grades. Our administration and instructors are provided with quarterly training to ensure they are always kept up to date with new information, learning, techniques, and communication skills.