Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

The Medical Office Billing and Coding Specialist has more responsibility than ever with the advent of electronic health records.  This certificate prepares students to sit for the CPC exam administered by the AAPC. Students must successfully complete Medical Terminology with minimum grade of 'C' to begin the program. ICD-10CM, CPT, and HCPCS Coding class is next and Medical Billing is the final class.

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Medical Terminology

ID: CEMPR-524

Students will learn medical terminology by analyzing the prefix, suffix, word roots, and combinations used in medical terms. This course is a prerequisite for other courses and medical certificate programs. This course may be used for exemption of AHS 102.

  • Total Hours: 48.00
  • CEUs: 4.80
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Medical Terminology - Online

ID: CEMPR-525

Students will learn medical terminology by analyzing the prefix, suffix, word roots, and combinations used in medical terms. This course is a prerequisite for other courses and medical certificate programs. This course may be used for exemption of AHS 102. Mandatory attendance for orientation, mid-term, and final exam. Must have PC availability.

  • Total Hours: 48.00
  • CEUs: 4.80
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ICD-10 CM, CPT and HCPCS Coding

ID: CEMIM-503

This course combines ICD-10 CM, CPT and HCPCS coding which are essential coding methods used by those working in Medical Records, Patient Billing, Insurance and Admissions. Using case studies, instruction is provided in ECD-10 CM, which is the principles and guideline for assigning codes to diagnostic conditions which correlates with disease and diagnosis. CPT is a method that is used to bill for procedures and services performed by physicians. HCPCS which represents other procedures that might be provided in a medical setting.

  • Total Hours: 54.00
  • CEUs: 5.40
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ICD-10 CM, CPT HCPCS Coding - Online

ID: CEMIM-504

This course combines ICD-10 CM, CPT and HCPCS coding which are essential coding methods used by those working in Medical Records, Patient Billing, Insurance and Admissions. Using case studies, instruction is provided in ICD-10 CM, which is the principles and guideline for assigning codes to diagnostic conditions which correlates with disease and diagnosis. CPT is a method that is used to bill for procedures and services performed by physicians. HCPCS which represents other procedures that might be provided in a medical setting.

  • Total Hours: 54.00
  • CEUs: 5.40
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Medical Billing

ID: CEMIM-510

This class teaches the student how to be proficient in billing in a healthcare setting and how to enhance reimbursement. Clinical and legal issues are included. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, ICD-10 Coding, and CPT/HCPCS Coding with a grade of C or better.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Medical Billing - Online

ID: CEMIM-511

This class teaches the student how to be proficient in billing in a healthcare setting and how to enhance reimbursement. Clinical and legal issues are included. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, CPT/HCPCS Coding, and ICD-10 Coding with a grade of C or better. Mandatory attendance for orientation, mid-term and final exam. Must have computer access.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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