Medical Coding and Billing Specialist

Certificate Program    Approved for WIA funding.

What makes a good medical coding and billing specialist?

The medical coding and billing specialist is an analytic, organized, efficient professional who plays an integral role in the health care team. He or she is responsible for:

  • analyzing medical records and assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures
  • organizing records to be used for patient billing, insurance claims and account management
  • tabulating information for health care surveys, research studies and improved patient care
  • communicating with other health care personnel to clarify diagnosis or obtain additional information.

Medical Coding and Billing at NVCC

The medical coding and billing specialist program is offered in Waterbury starting each fall semester.

The program includes 450 hours of combined classroom/clinical learning and classes are held 3 weekday evenings per week for 3 hours. The program will take 12 months to complete the classroom portion.  The professional practice experience will follow.

There are four modules, including a professional practice experience.

Program Coordinator
Laurie L Hornbecker
203-575-8031 (p)
203-575-8243 (f)
Room: K406b
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
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Where are you going? 

There has never been a better time to think about education or training options that will help you be job ready in just days, weeks, or months. 

Program areas include: Business, Health Care, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Fitness, Security, Welding and more...

Join us at one of the free sessions below and explore the short-term job training programs we offer. 

All programs - Waterbury

NVCC, 750 Chase Parkway - Ekstrom Hall

CRN 2178 Wed., January 4, 4:00 pm, Room E623

CRN 2179 Thur., March 9, 1:00 pm, Room E623

CRN 2180 Thur., May 4, 9:00 am, Room E623

Welding Only - Includes Tour - Waterbury

CRN 4261 Wed., December 7, 6:30 pm, Room T531

CRN 2126 Wed., January 11, 6:30 pm, Room E632

CRN 2127 Wed., May 31, 6:30 pm, Room E632

All programs - Danbury 

NVCC, 190 Main Street - Health Lab

CRN 4167 Wed., December 7, 5:30 pm, Room D305 

CRN 2032 Fri., February 10, 1:00 pm, Room D305

CRN 2033, Thur., April 13, 4:00 pm, Room D305

The sessions are FREE! Groups are usually small and provide lots of opportunity to have your questions answered.

Registration is requested:

Please call 203-575-8029 or 203-437-9699 to register.

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