This training is intended for adult students. High school students may be able to apply, as well.
Medical coders are trained to verify patient documentation, assign codes for diagnoses and procedures, and submit claims for reimbursement. Medical coders work for hospitals, physicians offices, surgery centers, nursing homes, dental offices, home healthcare agencies, mental health facilities, as well as insurance companies and consulting firms.
This program includes or prepares for the following credential(s): National Healthcare Association's Certified Billing and Coding Specialist certification.
Grants for Adult Career & Technical Education
Grants, scholarships, and other funding sources are available. Depending on program type and student eligibility, one or more tuition assistance options may apply. For example, VSAC Advancement Grant, VDOL Adult CTE Scholarship, Curtis Fund Credential of Value Scholarship, and other forms of state assistance. For more information, visit the financial assistance webpage and contact the CTE Center.
State or Local Grant
- Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
- Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
- Health Care and Social Assistance