If you want to join a growing industry with endless career opportunities, you’ve chosen the perfect field to pursue. Healthcare is among the fastest-growing industry sectors and medical billing and coding career opportunities are rapidly growing as a result. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts a 15% increase in medical records and health information technician jobs in the next seven years.
In this field, you will help any functioning medical environment run smoothly by scheduling appointments, maintaining patient records, performing billing and coding duties, assisting physicians with examinations, preparing patients for laboratory procedures and administering medications. Every medical office depends on the skills of a trained medical billing and coding professional in order to order to maintain office functionality, and one of those careers should be yours.
A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.
NYICD offers convenient online training to anyone looking to gain the independence that comes with a new career. Study anytime, anywhere at your own pace and get certified in a matter of months. Call 1-800-239-9275 or enroll online today.