Secondary school diploma, Measurable skills gain
Method of Delivery
Hybrid or blended
Instructional Program (CIP)
Description: The objective of the Medical Billing and Coding Program is to develop in the student the traits and skills needed to perform as competent entry-level medical billing and coding professionals.
Competencies to be achieved: Students develop practical knowledge of medical terminology, medical insurance, billing and reimbursement methodology, patient records, principles of diagnostic and procedural coding, and claims management.
Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure): $13503(tuition: 11544; registration fee: $150; textbooks: $1419; uniform: $165;Tech Fee:$225.) CPC Exam: $300.00
Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition): Career Prep-J&B; Heartsaver© First Aid Student Workbook-AED; Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Manual-AED; Stedman’s Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing-WK; SimChart for the Medical Office Workbook- ELS; Medical Administrative Assistant
and Workbook-MH; SimChart for the Medical Office (CODE ONLY)-ELS; Medical Billing and Coding (Bundled with ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, HCPCS & Procedural Terminology)- ELS; Medical Billing and Coding (Bundled with Medical Coding Text/Workbook, Text (x2) & Exam Review)-ELS;
Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition): None Required
WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Stacey Nottingham
Phone number: 602.265.7462
Direct Website link to the program: https://pmi.edu/programs/certificate/medical-billing-and-coding
- Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: Background Check is required
- Other requirements needed: While it’s not required to become a certified medical coder, many employers prefer job candidates with accreditation from either American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC) or the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
Refund Policy: https://pmi.edu/catalog/mobile/index.html#p=158
Credentials: (Answer each question yes or no)
Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: No
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization:
Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: No
Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Yes, the Medical Billing and Coding Certificate will be recognized within Medical Offices in the healthcare industry as proof of the student having received the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the expected job performance requirements as a medical billing and coder. The certificate will also qualify the student to take the nationally recognized certification exams offered by AAPC or AHIMA.
Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: Yes
Accrediting Agency and link to website: Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools; https://www.abhes.org
Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential within one year after exit from the training program. 67%
Program Length (Weeks)
High School Diploma or Equivalent
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
13610 N. Black Canyon Hwy. Suite 102
5 - City of Phoenix, Phoenix Workforce Connection
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Federal Financial Aid
See Program Synopsis
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$225.00 Tech Fee
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost