Medical Billing & Coding

MEDICAL BILLING & CODING DIPLOMA PROGRAM

Pittsburgh Career Institute offers students the opportunity to earn a diploma in medical billing  and coding in as little as 10 months! Our program features instruction by professionals with years of healthcare industry experience, so that students may learn practices that are valued by today’s healthcare industry employers.

Our curriculum includes lecture and clinical applications. The final portion of the curriculum includes an externship where students are supervised in a real medical office.

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Program Goals

Our well-rounded program is designed to prepare dedicated students for entry-level positions in medical billing and coding upon graduation.

By the end of the course, students should be able to demonstrate satisfactory knowledge in:

  • Medical coding terminology
  • Insurance verification
  • Obtaining pre-authorizations
  • Billing practices and systems
  • ICD-10 and CPT coding
  • Reimbursement posting
  • Health record maintenance
  • Administrative skills
  • Coding practices

Potential Workplaces

Graduates should be qualified to begin a career with one of following type of employers:

  • Physician’s offices, from general practitioners to specialists
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance companies
  • Medical billing companies
  • Nursing homes
  • Dental offices

*PCI cannot guarantee employment or salary.

Take the Next Step!

Call 412.281.2600 to learn more.

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