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Medical Billing & Coding Course Curriculum

Prerequisites:   High School Diploma or GED/ HSE

Clock Hours:  300

Course Length:  To be completed in 26 weeks.

Class Hours: Days/Times Per Week:  Monday’s from 6 pm to 9pm

NEXT CLASS DATE:  June 27th, 2022

Classes are held virtually.

NEXT IN PERSON CLASS DATE: JUNE 28 (Classes held on Tuesdays & Thursday 11am to 2pm)

Course Description: Medical Terminology introduces students to medical terminology used by healthcare professionals. This course would be valuable for anyone preparing for a career in the medical profession.

Medical Billing introduces students to the complexities required by professionals to understand the reimbursement process. This course introduces you to the fundamentals of medical billing, which include forms preparation, processing, and follow-up for reimbursement. Students will learn about personnel and front office management, as well as billing and payment management. Students will learn about the evolution of medical reimbursement, reimbursement methodologies, legal and regulatory issues, national diagnosis systems, and procedure coding systems.

The student will learn principles of medical coding related to the three main code books: CPT®, ICD-10CM Code Set and HCPCS Level II. This course is recommended for anyone who is preparing for a career in medical coding for a physician’s office and strongly recommended for anyone who is preparing for AAPC’s CPC certification examination.

After passing the AAPC certification exam, students with at least two years of previous work experience in the field will be recognized as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC). Those who have not yet gained this experience will be recognized as a Certified Professional Coder Apprentice (CPC-A).  

After passing the NHA certification exam students will be recognized as a Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS).

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CPC® Preparation Course Curriculum

Prerequisites:  Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy strongly recommended.

Clock Hours:  110 

Classes are held virtually.

NEXT CLASS DATE:  Spring 2022

Certificate of Completion Issued:  Yes.

Course Description:  The student will learn principles of medical coding related to the three main codebooks: CPT®, ICD-10CM Code Set and HCPCS Level II. This course is recommended for anyone who is preparing for a career in medical coding for a physician’s office and strongly recommended for anyone who is preparing for AAPC’s CPC certification examination.

After passing the AAPC certification exam, students with at least two years of previous work experience in the field will be recognized as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC). Those who have not yet gained this experience will be recognized as a Certified Professional Coder Apprentice (CPC-A).  

After passing the NHA certification exam students will be recognized as a Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS).

TUITION ASSISTANCE TO THOSE WHO QUALIFY FOR THE CPC COURSE

Medical Office Administration Assistant with Medical Billing 

Clock Hours:  80

Class Hours: Days/Times Per Week: Wednesday’s  6:00 pm until 8:30 pm. 

Classes are held virtually until COVID-19 (coronavirus) restrictions have been lifted.

NEXT CLASS DATE:  March 16, 2022

Classes are held virtually.

Certificate of Completion Issued:  Yes

Objective: This program prepares students for the Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) Exam and the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) Exam through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Course Description:  Medical Terminology introduces students to medical terminology used by healthcare professionals. This course would be valuable for anyone preparing for a career in the medical profession.

The Medical Administrative Assistant program introduces students to the overall business operations of a medical assistant. Students will learn about personnel and front office management, as well as billing and payment management. In addition, students will learn about medical records and computerization of a medical assistant. This course would be valuable for anyone preparing for a career as a medical administrative assistant.

Medical Billing introduces students to the complexities required by professionals to understand the reimbursement process. This course introduces you to the fundamentals of medical billing, which include forms preparation, processing, and follow-up for reimbursement. In addition, you will learn about the evolution of medical reimbursement, reimbursement methodologies, legal and regulatory issues, national diagnosis systems, and procedure coding systems.

After passing the NHA certification exam students will be recognized as a Certified Medical Administration Assistant (CMAA) & Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS).

TUITION ASSISTANCE TO THOSE WHO QUALIFY FOR THE MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION WITH MEDICAL BILLING COURSE

 

CRC Preparation Course Curriculum

Prerequisites:  Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy strongly recommended.

Clock Hours:  40

Course Length: 14 weeks

Class Hours: Days/Times Per Week: TBD

Certificate of Completion Issued:  Yes

Course Description:  The student will learn principles of risk adjustment and accurate diagnosis coding. In addition, there will be a discussion of predictive modeling, the financial impact of risk adjustment coding, documentation challenges, official diagnosis coding guidelines, and diagnosis coding in ICD-10-CM.  This course is recommended for anyone who is currently working in risk adjustment or wants to learn risk adjustment coding.

Certified Risk Adjustment Coder Credential Received after passing the class with a 70% or better and passing the National AAPC CRC Exam (Minimum passing score of 70%).

                                                 CPMA Auditing Training Course

Prerequisites: Minimum of two years coding experience and coding certification strongly recommended.

Clock Hours: 20

Course Length: 8 Weeks

Certificate of Completion Issued: Yes

CEUs: 20 CEUs upon completion (AAPC certified prior to enrollment; some certifications excluded – see AAPC website for more details.)

Course Description: The student will learn principles of medical auditing. In addition, there will be discussion of key areas of regulations, CIAs, medical record documentation and chart abstraction. This course is recommended for anyone who is preparing for a career in medical auditing and strongly recommended for anyone who is preparing for the AAPC CPMA certification examination.

Certified Professional Medical Auditing Credential Received after passing the class with a 70% or better and passing the National AAPC CPMA Exam (Minimum passing score of 70%).

 

 

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