Medical Billing and Coding (Hybrid)

This 16-week, non-credit, program is designed to prepare individuals for entry level positions that include medical billing or coding in a medical office setting, ambulatory or other physician based setting.

Note: Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)The American Health Information Association (AHIMA), or the  National HealthCareer Association (NHA) National Entry-Level Certification Exams. Students should determine which exam they wish to sit for upon personal career goals. 

Course/Program Contact Hours: 112 hrs.

Student Tuition: $2,200 
Hybrid Student Fee, 2018 Software Bundle (CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10 CM), Student Membership Fee, and Certification Examination is included in tuition's cost.)

Equipment Needed:
Webcam (at your own expense)

Course Offering #1 (CEIMBC005-008):  15 Available Seats 
(High School Diploma or GED Required)

May 15, 2018 - August 30, 2018
Tuesdays and Thursdays (excludes holidays & college closings)
6:00pm - 9:30pm

1) Personal Payment Plan Available? Yes; $555 (on or before 5/7/18), $555 (on or before 6/7/18), $555 (on or before 7/5/18), and $555 (on or before 8/2/18).
For general program inquiries or registration by personal payments, contact Kamille Smith by phone at 205-929-3432, email at, or visit the office at the following location:

Lawson State Community College-Bessemer Campus
Kamille Smith (Person of Contact) 
Ethel Hall Building (Bldg. H), Office 209

1100 9th Avenue SW
Bessemer, AL 35022

2) Financial Assistance Available? Yes; WIOA Financial Assistance is available for qualifying applicants; for Region 4 residents only-Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, and Walker Counties
If seeking financial assistance through WIOA for Region 4 residents, contact Alabama Career Center at 205-582-5200 or visit the office at the following location:

Alabama Career Center (Employment Office) 
3216 4th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35222

For any addition questions or concerns preceding the WIOA process, contact Tomeka Minnifield at 205-929-6384 or

Click the "Handouts icon" below for the at glance at documentation needed to Apply for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Region 4

Registration Deadline: May 7th
*Seat Availability is on a first come, first serve basis w/Half or Full Payment due at the time of registration*


The College's General Admissions' Process and Financial Aid (i.e. Pell Grants and Sponsored Scholarships) is NOT Applicable!!! This Program is a Special Admission; Contact Kamille Smith.