Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

The advance of electronic health records has made medical office billing and coding specialists a key part of the healthcare system. With an average starting salary of $33,000, you’ll read patients’ medical records to determine the correct codes for diagnoses and treatment for submission to insurance companies. This 15-month program will prepare you to sit for the Certified Professional Coder exam administered by the American Academy of Professional Coders. You must successfully complete the Medical Terminology course with a minimum grade of 'C' to enter this program.

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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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