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

CRN 2255  Mon., May 11, 10:00am, K715

CRN 7221  Thur., June 11, 4:30pm, K618

CRN 7223  Tue., August 11, 1:00pm, K618

Welding Only - Includes Tour - Waterbury

CRN 7172  Wed., June 3, 6:30pm, T515

CRN 7279  Wed., August 26, 6:30pm, T509

All programs - Danbury

NVCC Danbury Campus, 183 Main Street

CRN 2252  Tue., July 14, 4:00pm, Room HL


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 203-797-9361 to register.

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