Allied Health Institute Providing Online Medical Coding Training Courses

July 21, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News is providing online Medical Coding Training Courses for people interested in getting their diploma and getting jobs in the Medial and Healthcare fields of employment. Medical insurance billing and coding and its related occupations are among the fastest growing employment and job opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Medical Coding and Billing Specialists are employed by hospitals, clinics, physicians' offices, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), mental health care facilities, insurance companies, consulting firms, health data organizations and information system vendors. Insurance Coding and Billing Specialists play integral roles in the employer's office and make it possible for employers to collect monetary reimbursements from patient insurance providers.

"Our online Medical Coding Specialist Program prepares you to be entry-level paraprofessionals in medical offices and associated medical facilities," stated Jennifer Anglin, President of Allied Health Institute. "You will learn the basic concepts and procedures to perform the tasks involved in health insurance as well as insurance claim forms. You will also gain knowledge of basic coding definitions and how to apply those codes to medical documentation. The Medical Coding Specialist Program length is 10 months."

Online Medical Coding Training Courses cover the following areas:

* Medical insurance
* Claims processing/collection strategies
* Current procedural coding
* Diagnostic coding

All online Medical Coding Training courses include:

* Orientation
* Online Courses and Training
* Audio/Visual Presentations
* Electronic Library
* Help Desk
* Chatrooms
* Discussion Boards
* E-mail
* Gradebook Access
* Online testing

For more information about and the online medical coding training courses, visit

Medical Coding Training Courses