Find a medical trade school or online college offering accredited certified medical coding specialist (CCS) training. With technical college campuses across the country and online programs too you can earn a certificate conveniently, either locally or on the web. Use the search application to find classes near you.
Not sure what medical coding is all about? Try this CCS practice exam
“Medical coders are the translators of “doctor speak.” They take what the doctor writes on a patient’s chart and translate it as carefully as possible into the proper insurance coding. This is to make sure the patient gets billed correctly, and the insurance company accurately reimburses the doctor’s office.”
Colleges with CCS Programs
All listed medical trade schools are accredited and have financial aid assistance if you qualify.
- Ultimate Medical Academy
- Ayers Career College
- Southern Technical College
- Delta Technical College
- Dawn Career Institute
- Miller Motte
- Blue Cliff College
- Daymar College
- Florida Career College
All colleges are not listed here, use the course search application to find your local options.
The prerequisite to getting the right education is a high school diploma or GED. Classroom and online CCS learning options are available in many locations.
Medical Billing & Coding Salary
The median annual wage for medical records and health information technicians was $39,180 in May 2017. … The lowest 10 percent earned less than $25,810, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $64,610..