Billing and Coding

Billing and Coding

Workforce Skills Award

Medical documents with a stethoscope resting on top.

Program Overview

Billing and coding are separate processes, but both are crucial to receiving payment for healthcare services. Medical coding involves extracting billable information from the medical record and clinical documentation, while medical billing uses those codes to create insurance claims and bills for patients.

Course Offerings

Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters

Admission requirements

  • Students must be 18 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED NOT required
  • Recommended minimum of 10th grade level reading knowledge

Program Cost

Tuition - Total cost $600
Textbooks - Estimated cost $200

Testing Information

Upon successful completion of the Billing and Coding Workforce Skills Award (WSA), students will have the opportunity to test for the Coder and Biller National Certification through America Allied Health.

Page last updated February 2, 2023.

Contact Information

Continuing Education
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404

(361) 698-1328

3209 S. Staples St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78411