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Online Medical Coding Bootcamp

Enroll in our Medical Coding Bootcamp for comprehensive certification training.

Whether you're just starting out or aiming to elevate your healthcare career, Health Tech Academy's online certification program prepares you for the skills, competencies and certification prep to get a job or get promoted.

Your path to a better future starts now.

Program Length

14 Weeks

Certifications

CPC-A

Avg. Starting Salary

$46,660

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Kickstart your healthcare career as a certified medical coder. With comprehensive training and in-depth modules, you’ll gain the expertise and competencies physicians and organizations rely on.

  • Review medical records and assign accurate codes to diagnoses and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Process insurance claims and maintain accurate patient records
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and privacy

Begin the Self-Paced Bootcamp

Schedule your 1-1 Coaching Sessions

Complete your Learning and Assessments

Begin your Exams Preparation Course

Pass the Industry-Recognised Certification

Continued Support from Mentors and Career Services

About the Medical Coding Bootcamp

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Web browser with internet connection
  • Basic computer user skills
  • Course registration and payment
Cost & Included Materials

Cost & Included Materials

  • $3,450
  • Self-Paced Online Program
  • eBooks: Elsevier – Buck's Step-bystep Medical Coding, 2022 Edition
  • CPC-A exam fee
Student Services

Student Services

  • Mentorship from expert coaches
  • CPC-A Certification Exam Prep
  • 6-month post-program access to career coaches

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Unlock your future in healthcare technology with flexible payment options including full payments, installment plans, and government grant assistance. 

program Fee

$3,450

Use/mention discount code HTA550 to get $550 discount. Full tuition payment only.

MONTHLY PAYMENT OPTIONS STARTING FROM 

$266

The above pricing estimate covers a 12-month payment plan, excluding a down payment.

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What Will I Learn?

Our medical coding bootcamp combines self-paced online learning and on-the-job training to prepare you to land a job within weeks.

  • Course 1: Medical Terminology & Anatomy for Billers & Coders
  • Course 2: Advanced Diagnostic Coding
  • Course 3: Advanced Procedural Coding
  • Course 4: Physician Coding
  • Course 5: Anesthesia & Surgery Overview
  • Course 6: CPT: Surgical Coding I
  • Course 7: CPT: Surgical Coding II
  • Course 8: CPT: Surgical Coding III
  • Course 9: CPT: Radiology & Medicine

Download the syllabus to view all courses and requirements.

Preparing for the CPC Exam

Our online program and expert coaching prepares you to become a nationally-recognized certified professional coder (CPC-A) through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

Student Support Resources

  • 1

    Education Resources

    1:1 Coaching, E-Books, Online platform, Procedure Videos, Skills Checklist, Practice Exams and Welcome Kits.

  • 2

    Job Placement Resources

    Resume building, Interview preparation, Professional profile building, LinkedIn Optimization, Employability Training and Soft Skills Development.

Meet Your Medical Coding Bootcamp Instructor

  • Nicole Howard has over 17 years of experience working in the Medical Billing and Coding field. After receiving her Diploma in Medical Insurance and Coding, Nicole became certified as a Billing and Coding Specialist and pursued career advancement by completing her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration during that time she managed a billing department for a Federally Qualified Health Center for 7 years. Nicole is also a Certified Professional Coder that has been teaching and mentoring upcoming billers and coders since 2015. Nicole has encouraged many students to pursue a career in medical coding and trained them to successfully pass the CPC exam.

Career Possibilities for Medical Coders

Medical Coding experts hold pivotal roles across various healthcare settings, presenting a broad spectrum of career avenues. The field's demand is on the rise, offering a plethora of immediate and varied job prospects. Health Tech Academy’s Medical Coding training equips you to excel in hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, and diverse healthcare environments.

Physician Offices

Physician Offices

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Physician Offices

Medical coders working in physician offices are responsible for reviewing patients' medical records, assigning appropriate codes to diagnoses and treatments, and ensuring that billing claims are accurate and compliant with healthcare regulations. They may also communicate with healthcare providers to clarify documentation and ensure accurate coding.

Average Annual Salary: $37,330

Hospitals and Healthcare Systems

Hospitals and Healthcare Systems

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Hospitals and Healthcare Systems

Medical coders who work in hospitals or healthcare systems are responsible for assigning codes to diagnoses, procedures, and treatments using industry-standard classification systems. They may also collaborate with healthcare providers, review medical records, and ensure that coding practices comply with regulations and standards.

Average Annual Salary: $47,000

Remote / Work from Home

Remote / Work from Home

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Remote / Work from Home

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, more than half (55%) of medical coders work remotely full-time and another nearly 20% are hybrid workers with a combination of onsite and remote.

Medical coders who work remotely are responsible for reviewing and coding patient medical records from a remote location, typically using specialized software and secure networks. They may communicate with healthcare providers or other team members via phone or email to clarify documentation and ensure accurate coding.

Average Annual Salary: $46,900

Nursing and Residential Care Facilities

Nursing and Residential Care Facilities

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Nursing and Residential Care Facilities

Medical coders who work in nursing and residential care facilities are responsible for assigning codes to diagnoses, procedures, and treatments documented in patient medical records. They may also collaborate with healthcare providers, review medical records, and ensure that coding practices comply with regulations and standards specific to their facility type.

Average Annual Salary: $37,740

Free Career Assessment

Is medical coding the right career path for you? Take our free career assessment to determine which healthcare career path is the best fit for you.

*All salaries according to 2021 estimates released by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Medical Coding Program Comparisons

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Program & Tuition Cost $3,450 $2,000 to $10,000/year $8,000 to $19,000 per year
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Medical Coding Training Program FAQs

What do Certified Medical Coders do?

Certified medical coders are responsible for reviewing medical records and assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures. These codes are used for billing and insurance purposes, and also help to ensure that healthcare providers are reimbursed accurately for their services. Certified medical coders may also be responsible for conducting audits, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, and communicating with physicians and other healthcare professionals to clarify diagnoses or procedures. Additionally, certified medical coders may work with patients and insurance companies to resolve billing issues and ensure that claims are processed correctly.

What is CPC-A certification?

A Certified Professional Medical Coder (CPC-A) is the nationally recognized certification for medical coders. Some states require certifications, while others do not; however, most employers prefer, if not require, certification. Becoming certified also demonstrates professional proficiency, leading to higher salaries and career advancement opportunities.

Can anyone take the medical coder certification exam?

No, there is eligibility criteria you must meet to sit for AAPC’s CPC-A exam. You must have your high school diploma or GED and you must complete an eligible training program, such as Health Tech Academy’s Medical Coding Bootcamp. Students who complete the Medical Coding Bootcamp are eligible and well-prepared for the certification exam.

How do I get my CPC-A certification?

Upon successful completion of the Medical Coding Bootcamp, students should apply for the exam provided by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

Are medical coders healthcare professionals?

Yes, medical coders are healthcare professionals. They play a vital role in securing payer reimbursement, ensuring regulatory compliance, and maintaining contiunuity of patient care.

What technology do I need to complete Health Tech Academy’s medical assistant training program?

Our medical coding program is 100% online, so you’ll need access to a computer, as well as a reliable internet connection. Basic computer usage and computing skills will be helpful to students.

How long is the medical coding bootcamp?

Health Tech Academy’s medical coding bootcamp is self-paced but designed to be completed over the course of 14 weeks. (That’s significantly less than many medical coding training programs!)

Will the medical coding bootcamp help me get a job?

Absolutely! Certified medical coders are in high demand and Health Tech Academy’s team of career coaches are here to support you through the certification process, resume building, and mock interviews. With our efficient, engaging learning environment, you’ll be ready to land a job in a matter of weeks.

How much do medical coders make?

Salaries range based on certification status, experience, and location. The average annual salary of a medical coders is $46,660. Completing Health Tech Academy’s medical coding bootcamp can help improve your earning potential by giving you indemand knowledge and skills, career mentorship, and prepare you to obtain the industry-recognized CPC-A credential.

Do I need healthcare experience to start?

No, you do not need healthcare experience to begin, however previous experience will be helpful for students. Our training program is suitable for all learners and will provide you with the skills and confidence to launch your healthcare career.

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