Medical Billing and Coding: What They Are and Why They’re Important

It’s no secret that the healthcare industry is booming and its growth is expected to continue into the future. With a population of more than 46 million Americans ages 65 and older, which is anticipated to double by 2060, and the 68 percent of them who suffer from two chronic illnesses, the need for workers in the healthcare industry will not be subsiding anytime soon. 

The Definitive Top 5 Reasons to Become a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

Billing and Coding

Are you entering the workforce for the first time or looking to start a new career in the healthcare industry? Then becoming a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist might be for you! Believe it or not, there are bountiful jobs to be had in one of the nation’s largest industries that don’t involve the time and money needed to become a nurse or a doctor. One such position needed at every medical office is a medical billing and coding specialist.

Alumni Spotlight: Nathaniel Brand


Nathaniel Brand completed Coyne College’s Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) program in February 2017. “I wanted to do HVAC because I like fixing things,” he said. “That’s a huge part of it. I love helping people and fixing things. This is the way to do it. I can go help people out with whatever they need, fix whatever needs to be fixed.” Nathaniel completed the program in just 18 months, graduating with his associate of applied science degree.

Alumni Spotlight – Salvatore Vazzano

Two Students Doing Pharmacy Tech

Salvatore Vazzano graduated from Coyne College in December 2016, completing the Pharmacy Technician program in just one year. Salvatore’s main motivation is something many people can relate to – he wanted to get away from the job he had. “I wanted to do something different, and pharmacy tech is growing.” His choice to continue his education at Coyne College was pretty straightforward, in his mind. “I found Coyne through advertisements.


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