|Program name||Medical Billing and Coding|
|Institution||Springfield Technical Community College|
|Address||1 Armory Square|
|Certificates and degrees||Associate Degree & Certificate of Completion|
|Full time or part time||Full and Part time|
|Online learning options||Some classes are available on line|
This program prepares students for employment in hospitals, ambulatory centers, visiting nursing associations, insurance companies, physician offices and many other health organizations, as a medical coder/billing specialist. After several years of work experience, the student may also work from home as an independent medical biller/coder.
Students will also be prepared to take the Certified Coding Assistant (CCA) examination administered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). This examination is required by many employers for entry-level coding positions.
Tracey McKethan, Department Chair/Associate Professor