Medical Billing and Coding

Program Type: Fully Online
Program Level: Continuing Education
Department: Continuing Education
Institute: Business & Entrepreneurship
College: NVC

What is the Medical Billing and Coding program?

This program/course prepares for the Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS). Enter one of the fastest-growing fields to meet the increasing needs of the healthcare industry. Medical billing and coding specialists are vital members of the healthcare community. Learn the basics of creating billing records and coded invoices and how to ensure that the business side of healthcare runs smoothly so that patients can get the health services they need. (Exam Voucher Included)



  • Medical Terminology - HITT 1005
  • Medical Insurance & Billing - HITT 1013
  • Medical Coding & Classification System - HITT 1041
  • Pathophysiology - HPRS 2001
  • ICD-10-CM - POFM 2010
  • Coding Certification Exam Review - HITT 2045

Program Information

Time Commitment

264 Contact Hours

6 months


Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS)

Career Outlook

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Program Requirements

Possess proficiency in English (reading, writing, and speaking skills)

You are at least eighteen (18) years of age

Some high school

Must have access to computer/tablet and internet



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CE Registration

Phone: 210-212-5266 (Option 4)
Campus: Alamo Colleges Center of Excellence for Student Success (ACCESS) Building

CE Program Information
Campus: Alamo Colleges Center of Excellence for Student Success (ACCESS) Building

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