MEDICAL BILLING and CODING SPECIALIST
This certificate program is designed for those wishing to enter the rapidly-growing medical billing and coding field. The program focuses on the three coding books ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS. The training provides all of the relevant, up-to-date information you will need to take the national certified coding exam. Also, you will acquire hands-on practice exercises and completing a variety of health claim forms using medical billing software, gain knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy, and understand the legal and ethical standards of health information. Obtain a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Certificate by completing the following courses:
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Medical Terminology & Anatomy for Coding*
Learn the word roots, prefixes, and suffixes that constitute medical terminology. This course is perfect for students who want to learn medical terminology to pursue a career in the healthcare field.
Beginning/Intermediate Medical Coding
Learn to cross reference the ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS coding books. Understand the selection of keywords to accurately code from medical records or documents. This course will prepare you for work in this exciting and growing field. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology.
Advanced Medical Coding
An in-depth approach to record-abstracting using your own ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS books. Advance your knowledge to be prepared for the work field by choosing codes from narrative descriptions. Suggested: Completion of Intermediate Coding or one year coding experience.
Certified Professional Coder Exam Review
This class is designed to help you with the skills and materials needed to prepare for national certification testing. This course provides many timings and online programs to help you master the material. Suggested: Advanced Coding or one year coding experience.