: Medical billing and coding deal with the financial and patient communication among medical practices. They are responsible for patient files and notes. People working in this career may also process payments, including send out bills and dealing with insurance claims. This Medical Coding and Billing course, offered by our accredited school partners, will provide you with the skills you need to perform the required tasks in this career field. Students will learn:
• An overview of healthcare and the insurance industry
• The organization and use of the ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS manuals to identify correct codes
• Detailed review and practice using the alphabetic index and tabular list of the ICD-10-CM
• Detailed review and practice coding examples from the CPT
• Basic claims processes for insurance and 3rd-party reimbursements
• Completing common insurance forms, tracing delinquent claims, and appealing denied claims
Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!Instructor Description
: Students are provided with skilled teachers who are well trained in a unique "mastery" methodology and provide one-on-one instruction to their students to ensure mastery of the course material. Many of the teachers have been online instructors for over 10 years.Certification
: After completing this program students will be prepared to sit for any of the billing and coding certification exam. **Some certification exams have additional requirements**
Included in this program is the CBCS certification from NHA! Individuals with a CBCS certification from NHA gain access to the knowledge and training they need to prepare for a rewarding and meaningful career as a sought-after Billing & Coding Specialist.
As a CBCS, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:
Gather/review essential patient information
Verify required documentation before patient information is released
Prevent fraud/abuse by auditing billing
Support coding and billing process
Assign codes for diagnoses and procedures
Submit claims for reimbursement
Coach healthcare providers to achieve optimal reimbursement
Billing & Coding Specialists have an expansive range of opportunities for employment. The skills learned through the NHA CBCS certification are essential to hospitals, physician offices, surgery centers, nursing homes, dental offices, home healthcare agencies, mental health facilities and even insurance companies and consulting firms.
This program does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.