Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)
Domain / Subject : Medical/Healthcare/Pharma
Function : General
Duration : 240 Hours
Difficulty : Medium
Medical Billing and Coding
Medical Billing and Coding is a nationally-recognized online program that will prepare you to take your place in the rewarding field of healthcare. Medicine is more than patient care— it is also a business. Medical practices rely on medical billers and coders to provide the cash flow that keeps their doors open. Positions are also available with ambulatory care centers, medical equipment suppliers, insurance companies, public health agencies, consulting firms, and medical billing companies.
You will learn to function as an important member of the healthcare team by providing key skills such as abstracting from medical records, assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures using the ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS Level II code books, developing insurance claims according to third-party guidelines, and understanding the legal, ethical and regulatory concepts that are vital to this field.
Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam, offered by National Healthcareer Association NHA), and will receive the study guide materials, access to practice exams, and exam registration fees. You will also be prepared to sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam, offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).
After successful completion of the Medical Billing and Coding program, you will be able to perform the following tasks:
This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection, e-mail account, Microsoft Word (for assignment submissions), and Windows Media Player (which is available as a free download). We recommend that you use the latest version of Internet Explorer in place of other Web browsers. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program.
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It is recommended that you have knowledge of medical terminology, including anatomy and physiology. In order to sit for national certification exams, candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Therefore, it is recommended you have this before enrolling for this program.
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Medical Billing and Coding
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