Medical Billing Careers
Professionals in medical billing careers are an important part of the staffs of nearly every physician’s office, hospital, medical center, urgent care facility, clinic and nursing home in the U.S. Medical billing careers are popular and growing even more as a result of healthcare reform and increasing medical reporting regulations.
The U.S. Department of Labor predicts a 15% increase in medical records and health information technician jobs by 2024. Patients and doctors appreciate trained, skilled medical billing and coding experts who can accurately translate diagnoses, treatments and procedures into proper codes for billing purposes and submit insurance claim forms accordingly.
- The U.S. Department of Labor predicts a 15% growth rate in medical billing careers by 2024.
A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.
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SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians (January 13, 2016).