Medical Billing

Join This Program

Join the medical services field by putting your skills to use assisting patients and physicians with billing needs. Medical billing specialists are an integral part of the patient care team.

The Medical Billing program will give students the opportunity to learn billing for both the professional (physician) and facility (hospital) setting. In addition to extensive medical billing and coding instruction, students will learn the professional tasks and skills required for front office or department. Graduates of the program will have skills for positions in various healthcare settings including inpatient and outpatient hospital departments, health insurance companies, physician offices and billing services.

 

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Instructor

Andrea Owens

Andrea joined WMCAT as our medical billing instructor in 2014 with a wealth of experience in health care support services, education and administration. She was an instructor in the medical assistant program at Everest Institute, working with students on skill-based training and career development. Andrea also served as the coordinator of the SMART Program – Occupational Health at Spectrum Health for more than 10 years, through which she improved processes, implemented a quality improvement program, and worked within the regulatory system. She was also a billing specialist at Metro Health. Andrea earned her Master of Science and Bachelor of Science from Cornerstone University.