Medical Billing and Coding

Health Sciences

The Medical Billing and Coding: Physician Based (MBC) program prepares you to enter the field of health insurance processing and coding functions. Graduates of the program will receive a Certificate of Competency (CCT).

Compliance demands by federal legislation now require the electronic transmission of patient records. Healthcare industries must ensure accuracy and privacy through the skills of quality, trained Medical Billing and Coding professionals.


  • 18 years of age
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Meet the minimum score on the Reading Placement Test
  • Complete admission packet (includes options for funding your education)
  • Enrollment: First Come First Serve Basis - Enroll Early!

Watch video to learn more about Medical Billing and Coding at GateWay Community College.

Virtual Enrollment Session Attendance

Medical Billing and Coding: Physician Based

Advisor Office Hours:
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. / 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Office Number: (602) 238-0028

Advisor Office Hours:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 2 p.m.
Office Number: (602) 392-5271

If you are interested in this Healthcare program, you will be required to attend a virtual Information/Advising Session that will provide in-depth information and enrollment guidance.

Enrollment Session: Thursdays from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

Click Here To Get Your Virtual Meeting Link

Clock Hour Program

Clock-based Certificates of Competency are training programs that provide skills for quick entry into the workforce. The clock hour programs have specific year-round start dates.

Program Locations

18th Street Location 
SouthWest Skill Center | Next cohort starts Feb. 8, 2021; Admission Packet due by Jan. 26, 2021; Orientation TBD


Medical Billing and Coding: Physician Based

Certificate #1850 | 805hr / 11mo | $4,180

The Certificate of Competency (CCT) in Medical Billing and Coding: Physician-Based program is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level medical billing and coding positions in ambulatory care treatment centers such as clinics, physician practices, managed care organizations, private billing services, and insurance companies.
*Months based on the program meeting 20 week/4 weeks a month. Actual completion times may vary. Costs include tuition and lab fees. Amount based on current estimates and will vary. A separate $15 Registration Fee will be charged per academic year.
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