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Medical Billing and Coding School In Las Vegas

Start your career at the forefront of digital healthcare with our Medical Billing and Coding program. Graduates of our Medical Billing and Coding classes transition their training into a rewarding career.

As a student of the best Medical Billing and Coding school in Nevada, your Medical Billing and Coding classes are taught by experienced instructors blending flexible online classes with hands-on training.

Northwest Career College’s externships and exceptional Board Prep classes help you to pass your national exam and become a certified Medical Billing and Coding specialist.

Medical Billing & Coding
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Quick Facts


The median annual wage


Job Outlook Much Faster Than Average


Graduates Got employed every year


Typically make In medical assistant


Employment Is Expected To Grow


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Why Medical Billing and Coding
At Northwest Career College?

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    Graduate in as little as 9 months

    Northwest’s schedule allows you to attend Medical Billing and Coding Training, care for family and have a balanced life in Las Vegas while advancing towards your new career.

  • Online Medical BCC

    Online Medical Billing And Coding Classes

    Online classes are available in Las Vegas, Phoenix, Denver, and Salt Lake City.

  • Financial Aid

    Financial aid is available to those who qualify

  • Hands on medical billing & coding icon

    Hands-on instruction in all facets of Billing and Coding

    You will work with established, seasoned instructors to learn every aspect of Medical Billing and Coding.

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    Students are our priority

    Northwest’s student-centered philosophy means that you come first in our Medical Billing and Coding School in Las Vegas.

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    Flexible Medical Billing and Coding class schedules that fit your life

    Northwest offers a blended program including online and on campus classes with weekly workshops and whiteboard classes on campus to accommodate your work and family schedule.

  • Own laptop

    Work on your own laptop for exceptional training

    Each student is provided a laptop for easy internet and online class access.

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    Committed career services team on campus

    Northwest’s Career Services team works with you to help you find the best Medical Billing and Coding employment opportunity that fits your needs.

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Medical Billing and Coding Program Mission and Goals

Mission: To prepare program graduates with the technical knowledge and professional skills needed to obtain employment as entry-level Medical Billers or Coders.

Goal 1: Upon program completion, students will be able to demonstrate the professional skills needed to complete a typical day as an entry-level medical biller or coder.

Learning Objective 1.1 - Students will obtain the procedural and interpersonal skills required to work effectively in a medical back-office or billing setting.

Learning Objective 1.2 - Students will demonstrate the critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to work effectively in a medical back-office or billing setting.

Goal 2: Upon program completion, students will be able to demonstrate the technical skills needed to complete a typical day as an entry-level medical biller or coder.

Learning Objective 2.1 - Students will accurately complete data entry, review diagnostic and procedural codes, review clinical procedure notes, and process medical insurance claims.

Learning Objective 2.2 - Students will properly receive insurance payments, process rejected claims, follow up on outstanding accounts receivable, and minimize debt write-offs.

Goal 3: Upon program completion, students will be able to demonstrate the communication skills needed to complete a typical day as an entry-level medical assistant.

Learning Objective 3.1 - Students will use proper medical terminology, abbreviations, and acronyms when describing human anatomy, pathology, diagnoses, and procedures.

Learning Objective 3.2 - Students will compose emails, office memos, and insurance claim adjudication letters using proper business tone, verbiage, grammar, and spelling.

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Program Accreditation

NCC is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Their contact information is listed below for applicants who wish to request additional information regarding the program’s accreditation.

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
7777 Leesburg Pike Suite 314 N.
Falls Church, Virginia 22043

Program Outcomes Data

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023

The Radiography Program does not have outcomes data available for review. The following data will be posted in this section once it is available:

  • Retention Rates: 77%

The percentage of students who complete the program or remain enrolled at the end of the reporting period.

  • Job Placement Rates: 89%

The percentage of graduates placed in the field out of those who completed the program during the reporting period.

Detailed definitions of these rates can be found on our Outcomes Data page.

Medical Billing and Coding Program
Externship Disclosures

Students may have to conform to additional requirements to participate in externship at their assigned site, such as:

  • Complete a background check.
  • Complete a drug screening.
  • Travel to a geographically dispersed externship site.

NCC maintains liability insurance that offers coverage for any injuries a student may cause to an employee or patient of a clinical site while on externship. Coverage does not cover self-inflicted injuries sustained by the student.

Putting Superior Training First

The Medical Billing and Coding program at Northwest Career College prepares students to work in every Las Vegas medical insurance environment. Our certified, seasoned instructors combined with an exceptional on-line course provides students with superior training. Medical Billers and Coders are needed in today's new, computer-driven healthcare world. No other school offers this type of advanced training.

In addition to the academic and workshop training, Medical Billing and Coding students participate in a clinical externship in a variety of healthcare institutions applying their skills. There's always a challenge in the Medical Billing and Coding program.

Some Of What You Learn

  • Medical Documentation
  • Insurance Claim Form / EDI
  • Payments and Collections
  • Private and Managed Care Providers
  • Medicare / Medicaid
  • TRICARE / CHAMPVA / Workers Comp
  • Disability Benefit Programs
  • Inpatient / Outpatient Billing UB92
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Tuition Information

Cost per Term (1-2) $7,749.50

More Information about the Profession

Medical Billing and Coding Course Details


  • MBC101 Introduction to Medical Terminology
  • MBC106 Medicare and Medicaid
  • MBC102 Diagnostic and Procedural Terminology
  • MBC107 Commercial and Miscellaneous Insurance Plans
  • MBC103 Introduction to Health Insurance
  • MBC111 Microsoft Office for Medical Billers and Coders
  • MBC104 Introduction to Diagnostic Coding
  • MBC201 Medical Billing Externship
  • MBC105 Introduction to Procedural Coding

Why Medical Billing and Coding?

Why Billing

What Will I Do?

As a Medical Billing and Coding graduate, you work directly with patients, insurance companies and your medical team to ensure fair compensation for both the doctor and the patient. The high degree of interaction between a Medical Billing and Coding professional and patients results in a great deal of personal satisfaction.

High demand in billing

High Demand Career

Employment for Medical Billing and Coding is expected to grow 8 percent from 2019 to 2029, which far exceeds the national average for all occupations.

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A Great Life

A Medical Billing and Coding graduate with two or more years of experience can expect an ~ $20 - $25 hourly wage according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and NCC Graduate Data.

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Medical Billing and Coding FAQ

Q. Can I study Medical Billing And Coding on my own?

You can. However, it is not an easy subject to grasp on your own! Our seasoned instructors walk you through every aspect of the coding and billing process. They provide you with expert advice and assistance every step of the way. Also, our Career Services team works with you in obtaining that all-important first job. Externship is an extension of your class time and is critical to success! You would not have access to any of this on your own.

Yes, a diploma in the field shows the prospective employer you have the knowledge and ability to be an asset to their facility.

Of course, it is Northwest Career College!

Medical Billing And Coding is an excellent career! Medical Billing And Coding jobs offer stability, good compensation, and room for advancement. Your instructors can share more with you during class about their various experiences in the field, but one thing they all agree on is that the field is always changing and there is never a dull moment!

The best type of training is attending a career-oriented school. These schools hire experts in the subject matter you are being taught. They have personally dedicated themselves to the field and are now sharing their knowledge and expertise with you.

Northwest Career College offers a fully online Medical Billing And Coding program! Many of our students work full-time while enrolled in school. The majority of work is completed on your own schedule, but you are required to attend virtual class sessions held via web conference one night a week for four hours.

It’s not easy, however, after seven months in the program, and one-hundred-eighty hours at externship you will be prepared to start your career in the field.

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