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Healthcare and Medical Coding Fundamentals

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Language: English

Short Description: Being a part of the healthcare industry offers numerous diverse career opportunities and benefits. Working in healthcare offers an inherent nobility by helping people when they need it most. A career in healthcare offers job stability, competitive compensation, and the opportunity for growth. The medical coding profession promises even more great opportunities by giving professionals the choice of work environments, numerous diverse specializations, flexibility in their schedule, and even the chance to become self-employed. This course provides the necessary fundamentals for starting a successful career in healthcare. Learners will explore the basic foundation and history of healthcare, communications in healthcare and its importance, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), documenting and maintaining medical records in accordance with HIPAA regulations, the advantages of being a medical coder, and the steps to start a successful career in the medical coding field. After successfully completing this course you will have a great foundation for continuing your journey to a rewarding career in healthcare!

Instructor Description: Though this course is self-paced, it is supported by a client adviser. Client advisers are available to answer student questions and monitor student progress to ensure completion of the course. Motivating and encouraging students, the client adviser gives students inspiration to succeed.

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. Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.

This program does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

Class Details

Online 24/7

NA - Online

Start Date:upon registration

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Registration Closes On
Friday, June 28, 2024 @ 2:00 AM

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Online 24/7 N/A - Online

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Healthcare and Medical Coding Fundamentals
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