Medical Billing in Michigan

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Schools Offering Medical Billing Programs in Michigan


Each year, approximately 0.5% of Michigan graduates receive certificates in medical billing. That means an estimated 1,290 medical billers graduate from Michigan's 42 medical billing schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Michigan with a medical billing program is Ross Medical Education Center-Brighton, which is located in Brighton. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. In 2010, 57 students graduated from Ross Medical Education Center-Brighton's medical billing program.

Everest Institute-Southfield, which is located in Southfield, is the second-ranked school in Michigan that has a medical billing program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. 32 students graduated with certificate in medical billing from Everest Institute-Southfield in 2010.

Ross Medical Education Center-Madison Heights, which is located in Madison Heights, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a medical billing program. It received a ranking of 69th in the country in 2010. 36 students graduated with certificate in medical billing from Ross Medical Education Center-Madison Heights in 2010. Tuition at Ross Medical Education Center-Madison Heights was $0 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Michigan's medical billing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,620 per year, though tuition can range from $15,625 per year to $2,104 per year. The Michigan medical billing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Dorsey Business Schools-Madison Heights - located in Madison Heights, students are charged $15,625 per year
  2. Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate - located in Southgate, students are charged $15,625 per year
  3. Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville - located in Roseville, students are charged $15,625 per year

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

  1. Henry Ford Community College - located in Dearborn, students are charged $2,104 per year
  2. Wayne County Community College District - located in Detroit, students are charged $2,164 per year
  3. North Central Michigan College - located in Petoskey, students are charged $2,256 per year

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

Most people who graduate from medical billing school in Michigan go on to work as a medical biller. In 2010, there were 14,010 medical billers working in Michigan. The largest populations of Michigan medical billers are working in the following counties:

  1. Lapeer County - 4,830 medical billers
  2. Wayne County - 2,030 medical billers
  3. Barry County - 1,160 medical billers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical billers is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 19,400 medical billers working in the Michigan then.

Salary

On average, medical billers earn $32,750 per year. In 2010, however, some Michigan medical billers earned as little as less than $20,380 per year or as much as more than $48,480 per year. The counties in Michigan with the highest average salary for a medical biller are:

  1. Washtenaw County - $35,750 per year
  2. Wayne County - $34,730 per year
  3. Lapeer County - $33,780 per year

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

  1. Alcona County - $27,690 per year
  2. Alger County - $28,740 per year
  3. Kalamazoo County - $29,720 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical billing in Michigan and to compare salaries with various related fields such as health information management or allied health, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Medical Billing in Michigan
  • Certificate in Medical Billing in Michigan

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Billing and Posting Clerks 14,010 $32,750 -22.9%
2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 4,700 $35,620 -2.5%
 

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