This noncredit program will provide a foundation in medical billing and medical administrative support functions that will prepare learners for entry-level positions as a medical biller or medical receptionist.
This 174-hour hybrid program will provide a foundation in medical billing and medical administrative support functions. Training in basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements is provided. The program includes an introduction to medical terminology, CPT4 and ICD10 coding. Students will learn the customer service skills as well as the support functions needed by medical front offices. Students will review the standard techniques for Electronic Health Records (EHR). A refresher on Microsoft Word and Excel functions will be provided.
Upon successful completion of the program, completers will be able to:
- Compare and contrast the billing methodology for the following: insurance, fee for service, and other types of health plans.
- Assign ICD10 CM and CPT codes and procedure modifiers.Utilize the concepts of customer service including effective telephone usage in a medical setting.
- Describe the process of utilizing electronic health records in a medical setting.
Consideration for Industry Certification
Upon successful completion, participants will qualify to take the national certification exam for Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) thru the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
This is a grant-funded program and students must meet eligibility requirements as well as apply for admission to the program. Students entering the program must test at the basic skill level for Microsoft Word and Excel. As a hybrid program, students should have access to a computer on a daily basis to access curriculum and prepare homework assignments.
Recognition of Completion
A certificate of program completion will be awarded by the College.