Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

Students who complete this medical billing and coding continuing education program should be prepared to take the Certified Professional Coder Exam. The prerequisite courses are Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology (with minimum grade of 'C') followed by the core courses in the following order: CPT/HCPCS, ICD-10, and Medical Billing as 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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Anatomy and Physiology

ID: CEMPR-500

This 48-contact-hour, all-lecture course is a general introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the human body. This course is a prerequisite for other courses and certificate programs.

  • Total Hours: 48.00
  • CEUs: 4.80
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Anatomy and Physiology - Online

ID: CEMPR-501

This 48-contact-hour, online course is a general introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the human body. This course is a prerequisite for other courses and certificate programs. Must have PC availability. Mandatory attendance for orientation, mid-term and final exam.

  • Total Hours: 48.00
  • CEUs: 4.80
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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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CPT and HCPCS Coding

ID: CEMIM-563

CPT is a coding method used to bill for procedures and services performed by physicians. HCPCS is a coding system that represents procedures (other than those described in CPT) that might be provided in a medical setting. This course uses case studies to provide a basic understanding of the principles and guidelines used in CPT and HCPCS coding. Prerequisites: High school diploma or GED. Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology with minimum grade of C.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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CPT and HCPCS Coding - Online

ID: CEMIM-564

CPT is a coding method used to bill for procedures and services performed by physicians. HCPCS is a coding system that represents procedures (other than those described in CPT) that might be provided in a medical setting. This course uses case studies to provide a basic understanding of the principles and guidelines used in CPT and HCPCS coding. Prerequisites: High school diploma or GED. Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology with minimum grade of C. Must have computer access. Mandatory attendance for orientation, mid-term and final exam.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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ICD-10 Coding - Online

ID: CEMIM-515

The international classification of diseases (ICD) is a standardized coding system that correlates diseases and diagnosis. Understanding ICD codes is essential for anyone working in medical records, patient billing and insurance forms, and admitting. This course teaches the principles and guidelines for assigning the appropriate codes to diagnostic conditions. Prerequisites: High school diploma or GED, Anatomy & Physiology, and Medical Terminology with a minimum grade of C. Mandatory attendance for orientation, mid-term and final exam. Must have computer access.

  • Total Hours: 36.00
  • CEUs: 3.60
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