MEDICAL BILLING – ONLINE PROGRAM
MEDICAL BILLING – ONLINE PROGRAM
Get the training you need for medical billing careers in just one semester of study. In this flexible online job training program you’ll learn to analyze medical records, assign codes for indexing diagnoses, provide information for reimbursement and other key medical billing and coding tasks. Graduates will be ready to work in medical offices, clinics, hospitals and other medical facilities.
Who Is the Medical Billing Program Designed For?
The online program for medical billing at UAF is a great option for career changers or anyone who is looking for solid employment opportunities in the medical field. Offered fully online, this occupational training program is also a great fit for students with careers and families, or who live outside Alaska.
What is medical billing?Medical billing is the process of creating and submitting claims to insurance companies in order to receive payment for health care services provided. The medical biller works with patients, health care providers (such as physicians, hospitals, physical therapists and outpatient facilities), and health payers to negotiate and arrange for payments due. It’s also the job of the medical biller to ensure that the data on an insurance claim is accurate and that the claim is adjudicated correctly.
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Why Study Medical Billing Online at UAF?
- Receive medical billing and coding training online to prepare for careers with just one semester of study.
- Earn your occupational endorsement in medical billing from anywhere you live, paying in-state tuition.
- Get personal support and guidance from expert faculty and advisors who are here to help you succeed.
Cost breakdown for the online medical billing program
The estimated cost for the medical billing program based on current rates is $2,880.
See what your dollars go toward on the UAF eCampus Tuition and Fees page.
Experience online education at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Pay in-state tuition no matter where you live when you study online at UAF. Emphasizing practical career training that will help you stand out in a competitive job market, our online programs connect you with faculty, peers and advisors in a supportive virtual classroom.
Jobs for Medical Billing
Our online program for medical billing will prepare you for careers working in medical offices, clinics, hospitals and other medical facilities. Jobs for medical billing include:
- Medical biller
- Medical records and health information technician
- Billing representative
- Medical billing and coding specialist
- Insurance claims clerks
Salary for medical billing
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, median annual earnings for this same occupation are $58,000.
What Classes Are Required for Medical Billing?
This 12-credit online job training program includes the following courses:
- Computer Business Applications or Medical Office Technology
- Medical Terminology
- Outpatient Health Care Reimbursement
- Inpatient Health Care Reimbursement
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Get Started on Your Medical Billing Job Training Program at UAFEarn an occupational endorsement in medical billing online at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. We’re here to help.
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