HEALTH CARE REIMBURSEMENT – ONLINE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

HEALTH CARE REIMBURSEMENT – ONLINE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Earn your medical coding license and be job ready in one year. The online health care reimbursement certificate program prepares you for high-demand careers in medical billing and coding, working in hospitals, medical offices, clinics and other health care facilities. Graduates will be prepared for national certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders exam, as well as the American Health Information Management Association coding exam.

Who Is the Health Care Reimbursement Program Designed For?

The online health care reimbursement certificate is a great option for career changers or anyone interested in fast-growing job opportunities in the medical billing and coding field. The online health care certificate is also an excellent fit for working professionals, and students with families, who are looking for flexible, convenient study options.

Depending on your needs and interests, you might also want to check out our job training programs in medical billing and medical coding.

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Why Earn Your Health Care Certificate Online at UAF?

  • Take classes full time or part time and complete your degree online in just one year.
  • Prepare to sit for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) coding exam and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) exam.
  • Get personal support and guidance from expert faculty and advisors who are here to help you succeed.

Cost breakdown for the online health care reimbursement program

The estimated cost for the online certificate program in health care reimbursements based on current rates is $9,060.

See what your dollars go toward on the UAF eCampus Tuition and Fees page.

Experience online education at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

Earn your degree online at UAF and pay in-state tuition no matter where you live. Emphasizing practical career training that will help set you apart in the job market, this flexible online health care certificate program is distinguished by world-class faculty and advisors in a supportive and collaborative virtual classroom.

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Earned Badges

This certification is valid through 2023.

Health Care Reimbursement Jobs

Graduates of the health care reimbursement certificate program go on to successful medical billing and coding careers working in:

  • Private medical and dental practices
  • Group practices
  • Clinics
  • Corporations
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance companies
  • Armed forces
  • Consulting companies
  • Rural settings

Explore more jobs with a certificate in health care reimbursements with the University of Alaska Career Coach.

Health care certificate salary

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical records and health information technicians earn an average of $42,630 per year. In Alaska, annual earnings for this same career average $58,000. Here are average salaries for several related careers in the health care field:

  • Billing, cost and rate clerks: $46,012
  • Bill and account collectors: $49,355
  • Clinical data managers: $91,767

Explore Classes for the Online Health Care Certificate Program

Coursework for this program covers analysis of medical records, assigning of codes for indexing diagnoses and procedures to provide information for reimbursement purposes.

Get Started on Your Health Care Reimbursement Certificate Program at UAF

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