Medical Billing in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Medical Billing Programs in Connecticut


Each year, roughly 0.3% of Connecticut students graduate with certificates in medical billing. In other words, every year an estimated 289 medical billers graduate from Connecticut's 7 medical billing schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a medical billing program is Porter and Chester Institute. Porter and Chester Institute, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Stratford. 22 students graduated with a certificate in medical billing from Porter and Chester Institute in 2010. Tuition at Porter and Chester Institute was $23,291 per year.

Branford Hall Career Institute-Southington Campus, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a medical billing program. It is located in Southington. In 2010, 66 students graduated from Branford Hall Career Institute-Southington Campus medical billing program.

The third-ranked school in Connecticut with a medical billing program is Branford Hall Career Institute-Branford Campus, which is located in Branford. In 2010, it was ranked 78th nationwide. 91 students graduated with certificate in medical billing from Branford Hall Career Institute-Branford Campus in 2010. Tuition at Branford Hall Career Institute-Branford Campus was $0 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Connecticut's medical billing schools ranges from $23,291 per year to $14,870 per year. But, the average tuition is $8,159 per year. The Connecticut medical billing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Porter and Chester Institute - located in Stratford, students are charged $23,291 per year
  2. Lincoln College of New England - located in Southington, students are charged $18,950 per year
  3. Sanford-Brown College-Farmington - located in Farmington, students are charged $14,870 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Connecticut medical billing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Sanford-Brown College-Farmington - located in Farmington, students are charged $14,870 per year
  2. Lincoln College of New England - located in Southington, students are charged $18,950 per year
  3. Porter and Chester Institute - located in Stratford, students are charged $23,291 per year

A medical billing certificate from a Connecticut school... what next?

A large number of Connecticut medical billing graduates become medical billers. 6,900 medical billers were working in Connecticut in 2010. In Connecticut, the largest numbers of medical billers work in the following counties:

  1. Hartford County - 2,630 medical billers
  2. Fairfield County - 2,110 medical billers
  3. Middlesex County - 1,260 medical billers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 7,670 medical billers will be working in Connecticut state. This would require the number of medical billers to grow by 4%.

Salary

A medical biller in Connecticut earns $39,250 per year on average. However, Connecticut medical billers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $21,400 per year to more than $58,220 per year in 2010. A medical biller in the following Connecticut counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Fairfield County - $42,345 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $40,430 per year
  3. Hartford County - $37,360 per year

On average, medical billers earns the least in the following Connecticut counties:

  1. Litchfield County - $34,840 per year
  2. New London County - $34,930 per year
  3. Windham County - $35,770 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Connecticut statistics regarding a career in medical billing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as health information management or allied health.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Certificate in Medical Billing in Connecticut

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,353 miles from location Porter and Chester Institute Stratford CT 28.7625 n/a 2,845
5,348 miles from location Lincoln College of New England Southington CT 13.8677 n/a 779
5,345 miles from location Branford Hall Career Institute-Southington Campus Southington CT 24.2957 n/a 657
5,341 miles from location Branford Hall Career Institute-Windsor Campus Windsor CT 21.4359 n/a 656
5,339 miles from location Branford Hall Career Institute-Branford Campus Branford CT 21.9784 n/a 634
5,339 miles from location Fox Institute of Business W Hartford CT 21.9524 n/a 455
5,365 miles from location Sanford-Brown College-Farmington Farmington CT 14.3954 n/a 93
 

Curious what studying Medical Billing gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Connecticut

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Billing and Posting Clerks + 6,900 $39,250 -6.3%
2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 1,460 $38,450 -1.4%
 

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