Medical Billing and Coding

Certificate Program / 48 Quarter Credit Hours
Day: 30 weeks / Evening: 30 weeks / 660 Clock Hours

Day Classes:  03/21/2019, 06/14/2019

Eve Classes:   No evening classes at this time

Program Length:   6 Months

Day Schedules: 
Monday – Thursday 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Eve Schedules:   
Monday – Thursday 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Program Description:

The Medical Billing and Coding with Medical Office Administration program is designed to prepare the graduates to become skilled entry-level Professional Medical Billers and Coders and work effectively in the health care environment. Program includes well balanced on-campus time for lectures and demonstrations and on-campus (work-simulated) computer lab for doctor’s coding and billing practice including EHR (Electronic Health Records). Additionally, Medical Office Administration component of this program includes training in assisting with front desk duties, answering phones, scheduling appointments, filling out insurance forms, practice management and HIPAA compliance, thus enhancing employment opportunities. The off-campus Clinical Externship module of the curriculum is structured to provide supervised hands-on training (requiring competencies logs and evaluations) at clinical externship sites such as doctor’s offices, clinics and billing and coding companies.

Objectives of the program:

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Teaching courses in anatomy, medical terminology, computer applications, interpersonal skills, medical ethics, confidentiality, and professional behavior.
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Teaching students step-by- step instruction on the proper use of the CPT, ICD-10 CM, and HCPCS coding manuals. Completion of medical insurance forms and use of medical office computer training software by SimChart, Medisoft as well Electronic Data Entry and Records Keeping.
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Providing virtual reality clinical activities within on-campus work-simulated training laboratories that include computer knowledge with technical skills and work habits necessary to perform effectively in various Medical Billing and Coding environments including Electronic Data Entry and Records Keeping for hospitals, physician’s office, insurance venues, and billing companies.
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Provide the student with off campus clinical externship experience that includes a supervised hands-on training (requiring competencies logs and evaluations) at the clinical site (physician’s office).

At the completion of the program, the diligent student will be:

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Proficient in performing entry-level Medical Biller and Coder tasks and responsibilities.
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Awarded a Certificate of Completion.
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Able to establish eligibility to test for Certified Billing and Coding (CBCS) certification through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) or by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
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Able to seek an entry-level employment in medical coding and billing offices, insurance companies, clinics and doctors’ offices.

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