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Allied Health-Medical Billing and Coding

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A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY that combines health care professional and technology!

Do you like helping others using a combination of interpersonal skills? Do you like learning more about computers? Do you like solving problems? Do you like to undertake many tasks at the same time? Would you like to work with other professionals providing health care to patients?

If you answered YES to these questions, Pennsylvania Institute of Technology's Allied Health – Medical Billing and Coding degree program is for YOU!
What is Allied Health – Medical Billing and Coding?
This degree program prepares graduates for one of the most essential jobs at a health care provider. Medical Billing and Coding professionals use a set of specific codes that match patients’ diagnosis and procedures. These codes are used to charge patients and insurance companies for services. Medical Billing and Coding Specialists also work with patients and third party payers to resolve payment issues. Health care providers heavily depend upon billing and coding specialists in order to receive timely and accurate payment for services.

Additionally, this degree program prepares students for CAREER ADVANCEMENT by including courses in communications, biology, chemistry, mathematics, computer applications, humanities, and the social sciences.
Allied Health – Medical Billing and Coding Specialists work in the following:
  • Physicians’ offices
  • Physicians’ groups
  • EKG and Phlebotomy testing facilities
  • Surgical centers
  • Urgent care clinics
  • Medical laboratories
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance companies
Where can I go after I earn my degree in Allied Health – Medical Billing and Coding?
After earning your degree, you are prepared to start work immediately. P.I.T. also has transfer agreements with a number of colleges and universities in the area. These agreements enable you to transfer your college credits earned at P.I.T. and complete a bachelor degree at one of these educational partners. P.I.T. will prepare you for the next step that’s right for YOU!
Why choose P.I.T. for your Allied Health – Medical Billing and Coding degree?
  1. Earn an associate degree with a specialty in medical billing and coding
    Our Allied Health – Medical Billing and Coding degree provides you with working knowledge of assigning appropriate codes for diagnoses, procedures, billing patients, and insurance companies. This program also prepares you to take a nationwide certification examination and includes an array of other courses that prepare you for career advancement.

  2. Choice of externship or internship opportunities
    You will have the opportunity to practice your skills at the site of a health care provider or at P.I.T. using software simulations and actual case studies.

  3. Experienced Instructors
    Our instructors either come from a real world background or still hold positions in the health care field. They share their working knowledge to better prepare our students to enter the workplace.

  4. YOUR SUCCESS is our success
    Our faculty and staff are dedicated to your success. Graduates tell us that everyone at P.I.T. ensured that they were successful.

  5. Intimate Learning Environment and Family Atmosphere
    Our instructors know each student on a first name basis. Smaller class sizes allow us to focus on each student’s individual strengths and areas to improve.

  6. Parallel Learning
    P.I.T.’s unique “parallel learning” approach saves time and money for our students. We offer skill strengthening and degree classes at the same time, fast-tracking students to a degree.

  7. Flexibility
    Our flexible course schedules are ideal for students balancing work, family, and school.

  8. Free tutoring
    Scheduled tutoring from both instructors and honor students is available to ALL P.I.T. students, free of charge.

  9. Portfolio Building and Interview Coaching
    The value of a P.I.T. education extends beyond the classroom! Our instructors work hard to prepare graduates through portfolio building and interview coaching.

  10. New Opportunities
    The Allied Health – Medical Billing and Coding program prepares you for an immediate job and the college credits earned at P.I.T. count towards earning a bachelor degree or beyond at one of our partner colleges or universities.

P.I.T. is an independent, not-for-profit, degree granting college, accredited by Middle States*
* Middle States Commission on Higher Education. 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267)-284-5000