Medical Billing and Coding

 

      The Medical Billing Program provides individuals with the basic fundamentals of medical insurance policies and procedures disciplines. This accelerated program will cover the basic competencies of coding. The course is designed to enhance the occupational skills of individuals in preparing for entry-level positions as an insurance billing clerk, or claims processing clerk within the insurance industry. After completion the course of Medical Billing students are articulate in the following:

        Managing a multi-line telephone system

        Scheduling appointments

        Making financial arrangements with patients

        Completing insurance claim forms

        Taking the medical history

 

The Medical Billing Program provides individuals with the basic fundamentals of medical insurance policies and procedures disciplines. This accelerated 80-clock program will cover the basic competencies of coding. The theory behind languages of diseases as it relates to acceptable collections codes recognized by the National Health Career Association (NHA). Development of computer skills and mathematic formations for familiarity with contracts issues, and various types of health insurance computations. Understanding medical terminology and utilizing it to recognize various report components of a medical record and its deficiencies.  Each course is designed to enhance the occupational skills of individuals in preparing for entry-level positions as an insurance billing clerk, or claims processing clerk within the insurance industry.

This course is approved by National Health Career Association. The students are trained and upon successful completion of the course become certified by National Health Career Association, as Certified Billing and Coding Specialist /CBCS/. These exam can be taken in the school's facility.

Admission: Proof of High School graduation or GED or other equivalent and an interview. 

 

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