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Medical Billing & Coding

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,
Time:  

There has never been a better time to enter a career in Medical Billing and Coding. This course will prepare you for success in this rewarding career as you learn about legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts central to this field, including HIPAA compliance, official coding guidelines, and third-party payer requirements. You will also come to understand all phases of the revenue cycle—from patient registration through medical coding, claims submission, reimbursement, and collections. You will also learn common medical terminology to help you converse with others in healthcare easily and with confidence. You will study word parts and the structures and functions of the human body. Also presented are the disorders and medical procedures common to each body system, including musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, integumentary, genitourinary, lymphatic, and immune.

You will also be able to choose a voucher for the professional certification that best aligns with your interests and career goals.  Choose one from:

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

Career Field: Health Sciences
Tuition: $2995
Total Class Hours: 370
Certifications Offered: Choice of:
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)