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Get Started on a Career in Health Care With a Medical Billing Certificate

A medical billing certificate student standing outside the Home Health VNA building.
If you are seeking a job in health care that entails working in an office environment, a career in medical billing may be for you. Medical billers facilitate the claims paying process from the time a service is rendered by a health care provider until the balance is paid.

Why Choose NECC?

With the NECC Medical Billing Certificate, you will be prepared to seek a job when you graduate. You will also be able to apply your credits to earn an Associate Degree in General Studies: Health Specialization. With this program, you will:

  • Complete your coursework online – making it easier to fit college in with your busy life
  • Learn medical terminology, coding conventions and systems, insurance claims and reimbursements, legal issues, and handling patient inquiries
  • Gain real world experience in a medical billing externship.

Because of NECC

You will be prepared to pursue a job in medical billing in a variety of health care settings. You will be able to:

  • Work in hospitals, clinics, medical offices, medical insurance companies, and other health care facilities.
  • Transfer your credits to earn your Associate Degree in General Studies: Health Specialization

 

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The Medical Billing and Medical Coding Programs really prepared me for a career. The internship is what really made the difference.”

Lindsey Santiago, Medical Billing and Medical Coding


 

Courses, Requirements, and Program Notes

 

Program Pathway

A pathway is the most efficient sequence of courses semester-to-semester recommended for students to complete their degree. View the suggested pathway for Medical Billing.

Contact

By Phone

By Phone

Dawn Wheaton, Program Coordinator

978-655-5879

By Email

By Email

Dawn Wheaton, Program Coordinator

dwheaton@necc.mass.edu

In Person

In Person

Come to an upcoming information session on either the Lawrence or the Haverhill campus and get all of your questions answered.

Stop by one of our Lawrence or Haverhill campus Career Planning and Advising Centers and meet with an enrollment counselor.

Required Documents

CORI/CHRI/SORI

Medical Billing Program Handbook (PDF)

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