Medical Billing

Program Information

Medical billing professionals process and follow-up on claims submitted to health insurance companies for reimbursement of services performed by healthcare providers, such as physicians.  

The Certificate of Technology in Medical Billing is designed to teach all aspects of billing and medical coding.  Upon completion of this program, students are eligible to apply to take the national Certified Professional Biller (CPB) examination or the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) examination, administered by the American Association of Professional Coders.  

Career Opportunities

Program graduates are qualified for entry-level positions such as medical claims specialists, billing specialists and medical coders in physicians' offices, clinics, insurance companies, and other ambulatory care facilities. 

Earning Potential

State average salary by job category¹:

  Texas Billing and Posting Clerk average salary:  $36,692

National average salary by job responsibility²:

  Coding/Billing:  $45,775

National average salary by credential²:

Certified Professional Biller (CPB) average salary:  $52,333

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) average salary: $54,401

For more information, please email the Program Director at carla.ruffins@sjcd.edu; or call 281-998-6150, x7237.

Campus

North Campus