Coders work in physicians' offices, billing companies, insurance companies, ambulatory care centers and hospitals managing health information data. After completing Moraine Valley's program, you can pursue a career that requires you to ensure patient records are accurate, accessible and secure. Job options include coder, biller, patient accounts representative, and reimbursement specialist.
You will have the skills needed for entry-level coding positions and be eligible to sit for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam. After working as a coding specialist for awhile, you may choose to take the Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-Based (CCS-P) exam or the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) exam given by the American Health Information Management Association.