5 Reasons Why You Should Start A
Career in Medical Support

Are you detail-oriented and good with people? Then consider the following reasons to start a career in medical support:

  • The jobs are predicted to increase: According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, this career area is predicted to increase in jobs - mainly because the US population is aging.
  • You can often work from home: Medical coders and other support staff often work from home, allowing them to balance work and family.
  • You get to help people: Medical support staff are often the face of doctors and other physicians. You can address the needs of people right when they need them.
  • Many careers can be the start of a small business: Why work for someone else, when you can provide these services yourself and grow a business!
  • Medical support is portable: Every community has medical offices. Your career can go with you if you need to move.

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Financial Assistance

Our Online Career Training Programs are competitively priced and offer you an exceptional value as you train for your new career.

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Military Spouse?

We know balancing a family is challenging and we want to help you focus on your career too. Webster University is committed to empowering the spouses of those serving our country.

Check out MyCAA and whether you qualify for up to $4000 in tution assistance!

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5 Reasons Why You Should Start A
Career in Medical Support

Are you detail-oriented and good with people? Then consider the following reasons to start a career in medical support:

  • The jobs are predicted to increase: According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, this career area is predicted to increase in jobs - mainly because the US population is aging.
  • You can often work from home: Medical coders and other support staff often work from home, allowing them to balance work and family.
  • You get to help people: Medical support staff are often the face of doctors and other physicians. You can address the needs of people right when they need them.
  • Many careers can be the start of a small business: Why work for someone else, when you can provide these services yourself and grow a business!
  • Medical support is portable: Every community has medical offices. Your career can go with you if you need to move.

Course Catalog

Cannot find the course you are looking for?

Browse Catalog

Financial Assistance

Our Online Career Training Programs are competitively priced and offer you an exceptional value as you train for your new career.

Explore Financial Aid

Military Spouse?

We know balancing a family is challenging and we want to help you focus on your career too. Webster University is committed to empowering the spouses of those serving our country.

Check out MyCAA and whether you qualify for up to $4000 in tution assistance!

Get More Information

Certified Inpatient Coder

Certified Inpatient Coder

Self-Paced - Instructor Led

Study on your own schedule

Enroll Now: $2495 (Voucher Included)

Self-Paced - Instructor Led

Study on your own schedule

Enroll Now: $1995 (No Exam Voucher)

Demand for medical coders will grow 13% by 2026, so there's no better time to advance your career. This online medical coding course will train you to become a Certified Inpatient Coder.

The AAPC Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC™) credential proves that you are an expert in inpatient medical records review. Earning CIC™ certification requires previous work experience, so most professionals prepare for the exam while working full-time. With this course's flexible online format, you can prepare for the CIC™ exam on your own schedule.

6 Months / 170 Course Hrs

Includes Certificate of Completion from Webster University

 

What You Will Learn

  • How to apply the official ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines for diagnoses and procedures
  • Understand the different types of hospital facilities and their documentation and coding standards
  • Understand the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) coding guideline
  • Differentiate between inpatient and outpatient services and payment methodologies (IPPS and OPPS)
  • Understand the difference between MS-DRGs and APC assignments

How The Course is Taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 170 course hours

How You Will Benefit

  • Holding the CIC™ certification credential validates the expert level knowledge
  • Specialized medical coding experience helps with career advancement
  • According to Indeed.com, more remote coding positions are available for certified inpatient coders

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5 Reasons Why You Should Start A
Career in Medical Support

Are you detail-oriented and good with people? Then consider the following reasons to start a career in medical support:

  • The jobs are predicted to increase: According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, this career area is predicted to increase in jobs - mainly because the US population is aging.
  • You can often work from home: Medical coders and other support staff often work from home, allowing them to balance work and family.
  • You get to help people: Medical support staff are often the face of doctors and other physicians. You can address the needs of people right when they need them.
  • Many careers can be the start of a small business: Why work for someone else, when you can provide these services yourself and grow a business!
  • Medical support is portable: Every community has medical offices. Your career can go with you if you need to move.

Military Spouse?

We know balancing a family is challenging and we want to help you focus on your career too. Webster University is committed to empowering the spouses of those serving our country through our online courses.

Check out MyCAA and whether you qualify!

Offered through the DoD’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) program, the My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) scholarship is what’s known as a workforce development program. Its benefit is simple — it gives qualified military spouses up to $4,000 in tuition assistance, which they can apply to a variety of adult education programs aimed at helping them get ready for a successful portable career. So, who qualifies for the money and who doesn’t? Primarily, MyCAA was made for spouses of junior Active Duty, Guard, or Reserve members on Title 10.

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Medical Support Career Courses

Medical Terminology
Medical Terminology

Success in the healthcare field requires a solid comprehension of medical terminology. This online course will teach you the language used to describe the human body.

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CBCS Medical Billing and Coding (Voucher Included)
CBCS Medical Billing and Coding (Voucher Included)

CBCS Medical Billing and Coding is an ideal medical coding training course for students new to a medical career. This nationally recognized course combines the Medical Billing and Coding course with 60 hours of Medical Terminology training to give you a competitive edge in the healthcare field.

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Certified Medical Transcriptionist (Voucher Included)
Certified Medical Transcriptionist (Voucher Included)

Learn how to properly transcribe and edit the medical notes of healthcare providers to document patient care.

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Certified Inpatient Coder
Certified Inpatient Coder

Prepare for the AAPC CICT certification exam and learn the principles of medical coding related to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. Prepaid exam voucher included.

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