Welcome

Dear Student,

Thank you so much for your interest in TMIKY – The Medical Institute of Kentucky. I, along with our instructors, look forward to welcoming you to our innovative and unique programs. We offer programs designed to give you the skills necessary to start your new career, at a minimum cost of time and expense.

We offer this opportunity from the perspective of experienced professionals in an engaging learning environment. While we will seek to give you exposure to a wide range of techniques, materials, and knowledge, we will focus on the skills that employers see as “core necessities” for starting a job right away.

 

Job opportunities for qualified candidates are readily available in today’s marketplace. While no one can guarantee job placement, many industries are currently facing a shortage of trained candidates. With our programs, you will be equipped to start your new exciting career with an eye on future opportunities.


Our enrollment process is easy and we will guide you every step of the way.

Are you ready to change your life?

CREDIT CARD

Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express

Cost & Payment Options

✔ Up to $2,000 in Scholarships
✔ If Eligible, No Payments While in School!
The cost for the online 18 Week Medical Billing and Coding Program is $4,000 and many students utilize our financing options.

School Loans and Other Payment Options

A variety of flexible payment plans and tuition financing options have been established to help students receive a quality yet affordable education. Ask a TMIKY representative about how you can lower your monthly payments through our financing partners.

Applicants should schedule an appointment with an admissions representative. After completing the application, the admissions representative will assist you in a tour of the school and provide information on payment options and resources available while assisting you with your career choice.

Program Start Times

At TMIKY we know you are busy and have a lot going on, that’s one of the reasons we have open enrollment.

Our online programs start every Monday.

Ready to change your life?

Career Description

The Medical Billing and Coding Technicians organize and manage health information data by ensuring its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper and electronic systems.


They use various classifications systems to code and categorize patient information for reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries, and to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories. Most billing and coding technicians work in hospitals or physicians’ offices.

Career Opportunities

According to the Department of Labor, as the number of practices increases, the need for medical coders will also increase, ultimately resulting in a projected 9 percent job growth from 2020 to 2030. The majority of Medical Coders are promoted from within the practice. Two to three years’ experience in administrative areas is preferred prior to holding a coding position.

Course Description

The Medical Coding program student will complete instructional and laboratory procedures for a period of up to 18 weeks in length. Successful completion of all courses is required to receive a program certificate of completion.


This course will teach students medical terminology, HIPAA and compliance, guidelines for proper use of ICD-9 and ICD-10 CM codes, and more.

Program Objectives

  • Develop the ability to elaborate on the personal qualities and job responsibilities of a Medical Administrative Assistant

  • Learn the basic structure for reimbursement, HIPAA and compliance

  • Obtain foundational knowledge in outpatient coding and reporting guidelines

  • Gain a foundational knowledge in anatomy and physiology, to include the following body systems to help with coding: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, the senses, endocrine, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive.

  • Gain foundational knowledge for the basis of medical terminology and learning medical elements to form medical terms

  • Apply knowledge and skill in the guidelines and proper use of ICD-10 CM codes

  • Apply knowledge and skill in the guidelines and selection of Evaluation and Management (E/M) services

  • Apply knowledge and skill in the guidelines and properly use of CPT-4 codes

  • Apply knowledge in ICD-10-CM codes that will be initiated in the future

  • Apply knowledge in the guidelines and use of the HCPCS coding system

  • Apply knowledge and skill in the selection of CPT modifiers

  • Obtain knowledge in the differences between inpatient and outpatient coding

  • Learn the application of the Universal Claim Form (CMS-1500)

  • Apply knowledge in using fee-for-service and managed care concepts

  • Apply knowledge in Medicare and Medicaid coding guidelines

  • Apply knowledge in reimbursement procedures

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To schedule a tour please call the campus nearest you or email [email protected]

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944 Fields Dr. #103
Bowling Green, KY 42104

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101 Magnet Drive Ste 120
Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Florence

6900 Houston Rd. Bldg 500 Ste. #10
Florence, KY 41042

Hopkinsville

130 Hammond Dr.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Lexington

2720 Old Rosebud Rd. #230
Lexington, KY 40509

London

41 Old Pond Rd.
London, KY 40741