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Medical Billing and Coding Certification Training

Medical Billing and Coding certification training curriculum is designed to train students for entry-level careers in the medical field.  We offer morning and evening classes and weekend classes. Our weekday classes meet Monday through Wednesday from 8:45 AM - 12:30 PM. The evening classes meet at 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM.  Weekend classes meet on Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. In as few as 12 weeks or more, students will be prepared for careers such as an Medical Biller, Coding Specialist or Front Desk Registrar. This course is designed to introduce the student to the basics of medical insurance, including medical terminology, human anatomy, government programs, and general insurance procedures. Upon completion of this curriculum, the student will be able to successfully:

  • Describe different types of medical insurance.
  • Identify procedures for obtaining pre-authorization.
  • Complete insurance forms for various insurance companies.
  • Discuss legal and ethical considerations with emphasis on confidentiality and fraud as related to insurance.
  • Discuss the processing of various types of EOBs.
  • Become eligible to take the certification exam for Medical Billing and Coding Specialist.

Prerequisites: High school diploma or GED, in addition to basic computer knowledge

Software:

Windows XP
NDC MediSoft  Advanced v8.x
*Provided for in class training

Required Text:
Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, Fordney, 8th Edition. 

Course Outline:

Introduction to Medical Billing: The Fundamental Cycle
Introduces gathering and entering data, paper claims processing, electronic claims processing, posting payments, generating reports, billing clients, types of medical insurance and associated policies, HIPAA training and legal issues.

Introduction to Coding: Diagnosis and Procedural Coding
ICD-9-CM (International Classification of Diseases), CPT (Current Procedural Technology), and HCPCS coding definition, proper usage, medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, resource and reference material.

Insurance Claims
The collection of claims data, claim information data entry, posting payments (full and partial payment, deductibles, and CO-payment), claims appeals and reviews, collection procedures and explanation of benefits.

Office Forms
Patient demographic forms, insurance carriers, insurance verification, Superbill, and service tickets.

Electronic Billing
Basics of the HCFA 1500 & UB-92 insurance forms, claim generation (paper, electronic, secondary, and claim attachments), and report generation.

Managed Care
Introduces various Manage Care Organizations, including HMOs and PPOs.  

Certification

A certification exam for Medical Billing and Coding Specialist  is made available to those students who have achieved a minimum score of 70% in all required modules. Go to the NHA page for more information.

 

Fees 

Includes all textbooks and other course material. Call our office for more details about tuition and start dates. 

 

Funding

Approved through Texas Workforce Commission (WIA), State Wide Funding and  Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (TRC).

 

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