The objective of this program is to supply students with the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain gainful employment in the medical office as a billing and coding specialist and is one course:
The Medical Billing course thoroughly prepares students to code patients’ medical records correctly and optimize reimbursement for medical services. Students are introduced to several techniques for finding and applying the correct codes in today’s standard coding systems. Topics covered include: current procedural terminology, international classification of diseases, clinical modification, common procedure coding system, and insurance form preparation.
Graduates will be prepared to take the following certification exam: Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS).
The program provides a comprehensive blend of office financial fundamentals with the medical industry elements of medical terminology, medical diagnosis and coding (ICD-9-CM, CPT-4), invoice processes including billing and coding, and health insurance. Students will be thoroughly prepared for a variety of positions in the health care industry, such as billing and coding specialists and invoice processors.
This comprehensive career program prepares the participant for employment in today’s medical office. Upon completion, the student has the opportunity to sit for certification exams in office technology (Word, Excel), basic accounting (QuickBooks), and the following: Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS).
Improve and expand your employment opportunities in the healthcare industry with the combination of thorough, hands on training and certifications opportunities that this course has to offer.