2.5 Million

10 year Job Growth

$33,000

Avg. Starting Salary1

Issuing Authority

Issuing Authority American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)

The American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) is headquartered in Fairfield, New Jersey. The AMCA was established in 2010 with a vision of implementing national standards to ensure that each successful exam candidate has proven that they are knowledgeable in their specific subject matter. Additionally, the AMCA collaborates and actively participates in the allied healthcare industry to serve as a support network for allied healthcare professionals. The AMCA has obtained membership in various organizations to strengthen its’ ties to the industry. On May 11, 2018, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) granted American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) accreditation to the Medical Coder & Biller Certification (MCBC) for demonstrating compliance with the NCCA Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs.

MCBC Certification Detail

Our Billing & Coding certification program provides you with all the skills you need to obtain the Medical Coder & Biller Certification, or MCBC, through the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA). Our programs will prepare you for the Medical Coder & Biller Certification (MCBC) exam and open doors to successfully begin a career in medical billing and coding.

MCBC Certification Skills Gained

  • Identify major laws, regulations, and guidelines related to medical billing
  • Understand various insurance types, carriers and plans and appropriate rules for coverage determination
  • Recognize ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS and modifiers and how to utilize them for billing
  • Accurately complete and submit health insurance claims for reimbursement
  • Comprehend payment adjudication, various claim statuses and the resubmission process
  • Gather, review and verify crucial patient information and documentation
  • Audit medical billing and prevent fraud and abuse
  • Assign diagnostic and procedure codes and how to submit 'clean' claims for reimbursement
  • Submit reimbursement claims to insurers and optimize healthcare providers’ maximum payment for medical procedures performed

MCBC Career PathwaysAttainable Jobs

highest Paying

Medical Billing Specialist

Reviews and verifies medical bills and invoices with accounts receivable ledger and patients; Ensures record accuracy, follow-ups, makes necessary revisions in information system to support accurate and efficient billing processes, and follows proper medical and insurance claims processes

$27000 - $51000
Estimated Salary1

highest Paying

Medical Biller

Submits medical claims to insurance companies and payers such as Medicare and Medicaid

$25000 - $51000
Estimated Salary1

highest Paying

Insurance Billing Specialist

Utilize specialized knowledge of both medicine and insurance policies to communicate with insurance companies on behalf of medical personnel and patients

$28000 - $48000
Estimated Salary1
1All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.