Southcentral MS


Medical Coder | Biller

Medical coding and billing specialists read and review medical documentation provided by physicians and other health care providers in order to obtain detailed information regarding patient disease, injuries, and surgical operations, and other procedures. This detailed information is translated into numeric codes. The coding specialist assigns and sequences diagnostic and procedural codes using a universally recognized coding system. Using this official classification system, coders must insure correct code selection for compliance with federal regulation and insurance requirements. These medical codes are used extensively for reimbursement of hospital and physician claims for Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance payments.


Salary Range Potential: Average Annual Salary $36,981

Class Types:

  • Medical Insurance Billing | Medical Coding | Microsoft Excel


Medical Billing & Coding-Medical Coder | Biller

Billing and Coding Technology is designed to prepare students to work in hospitals, doctors' offices, health clinics, insurance companies and other health-related organizations. The student will develop proficiency in coding certification competencies in preparation to sit for a national exam, such as Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC). 

Example of Class Types

Medical Insurance Billing | Medical Coding | Microsoft Excel

  Day and Night Classes:

Day Classes

Pre-requisites required:
High School Diploma or GED | Minimum ACT Score 16

Length of Program
Career Certificate l Technical Certificate l Associate of Applied Science

Summary of Program Requirements
High School Diploma or GED | Minimum ACT Score 16

Skills Needed
Mathmatics | Basic Computer | Attention to Detail | Problem Solving
Holmes Community College
Goodman Grenada Kosciusko Ridgeland

Reagan Dilmore
(601) 605-3345