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Medical Coding (Physician Coding)

Physician billing and coding

High standards for a high demand profession

Get the right credentials at Butler and work toward becoming a certified professional coder. By learning how to bill and code efficiently, you excel in a medical office or clinic. Whether you earn a one-year certificate or a two-year degree, this program helps you become a valuable member of a medical community.

 


 

ICYMI: Medical coding is Eligible for the Kansas Promise Scholarship + Butler Advantage

Kansas Promise Scholarship LogoKicking off 2021, students qualifying for the Kansas Promise Scholarship can now go after their physician coding certificate or degree and have their costs for tuition, fees and books paid for by the state. That’s right – tuition, fees and books at no out-of-pocket cost. This revolutionary $10 million program only gets better with the Butler Advantage – quality microsoft office education respected by employers. Get the Butler Advantage! Visit our Kansas Promise Act webpage to review scholarship qualifications, learn about the application process, and check out other eligible programs.

 

Estimated tuition for Medical Coding (Physician Coding) = $10,020**

**This includes two years of tuition based on being a Kansas Resident and taking 60 credit hours, estimated fees, and estimated books. Housing and meal plans not included. Fees may vary depending on specific degree path.

Classes You Take

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CAREERS IN THIS FIELD

The graph below illustrates local salaries based on a career path related to this degree. Each career path varies as does the necessary training required.* For further information, connect with your program’s lead instructor.

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians


$19.41 hourly wage
286 annual job openings


3371 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians are currently employed in Kansas.


*Salaries will vary based on degree level obtained and years of experience. The accuracy of EMSI data is deemed reliable but not guaranteed by Butler Community College and is subject to change.

TAKE YOUR MEDICAL CODING DEGREE WITH YOU TO WSUButler/WSU Engineering partnership

Butler students who successfully complete their degree in the medical coding (physician coding) program have the first two years of their Wichita State University Health Management degree already completed. Because of this agreement, you are able to transfer seamlessly, once accepted, into WSU’s Public Health Science - Health Management program. This agreement forms a local pathway toward a fulfilling and in-demand career path.

Get started now by earning your medical coding (physician coding) AAS degree at Butler then transfer to WSU for a Bachelor’s degree in Health Management.

Butler Community College serves the region as Wichita State University’s number one feeder school. Butler has more program articulation agreements with WSU than any other college in the region.