If you're looking for a short-term training program with great earning potential in a health care setting, consider this. With the change in the field of healthcare the demand for medical coding specialists has increased dramatically. This program prepares students to work in the field of managed care. Medical coding specialists find work in: hospitals, clinics, physicians offices, dental offices, nursing homes, insurance companies and more. Medical insurance billing and medical coding are introduced following a thorough investigation of medical terminology, anatomy, and disease processes. Computer training and keyboarding help prepare graduates to be productive in the medical office setting. Check out the local AAPC Chapter. Average Medical (insurance) Coding Specialist Salary - $27,116.*Based on 2003 Salary Survey-Erie Pa.Source-salary.com, Inc.
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