Certified Medical Biller and Coder Specialist
- Certification included
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This program is designed for existing healthcare professionals looking for a medical billing and coding program online. With this program, healthcare professionals can improve their employment opportunities significantly, as hospitals, physician practices, pharmacies, chiropractic practices, care facilities,physical therapy practices, and several others require medical billers and coders. People working in this position can help healthcare providers with insurance reimbursement. This interactive and assessment-rich course will teach you: • How the human body is organized • Major anatomical structures of the body • How to use the HCPCS, CPT, and ICD-10-CM manuals for identifying correct codes • The basics of procedural and diagnostic coding • How to complete insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, and appeal denied claims • About HIPAA and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) • CPT Modifiers, Late Effects, and E and V Codes • Coding Evaluation and Management (E&M) services This program includes a user-friendly interface to allow for more students to comfortably and access and use all available tools for learning. This way, they can make the most of their learning material, allowing them to take their career opportunities to the next level as they become certified billing and coding specialists!
Upon completion of this course, students will be proficient in: • The organization of the human body, the contribution that each system makes to homeostasis of the body, and the major anatomical structures and purposes of each body system • Using the ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS manuals to identify correct codes • Basics of diagnostic and procedural coding • Basic claims processes for insurance and 3rd-party reimbursements • Completing common insurance forms, tracing delinquent claims, and appealing denied claims • The Health Insurance Claim Form (CMS 1500) HIPAA and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) • Coding Evaluation and Management (E&M) services • CPT Modifiers, E and V Codes, and Late Effects • Coding for diagnostic and therapeutic services and the Level II National Codes • Tracing delinquent claims and insurance problem solving Third-party reimbursement issues
• Medical Terminology: A Short Course
• Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
• ICD-10 Coding
• Medical Coding: Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
• Medical Billing
There are no specific prerequisites for this course.
• HCPCS Expert Level II
• ICD-10-CM The Complete Official Code Book
• Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Professional Edition
• Medical Terminology: A Short Course
All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements: Internet Connection • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless) Hardware Requirements • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended Software Requirements • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx) • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled) • Adobe PDF Reader
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.
• 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion
Students that successfully complete our career training are given a full years access to our modern day career services. With our career services, students are provided a multitude of career development tools to help launch their career quickly and successfully. These tools include:
• Certification Exam Voucher and Registration Assistance (If Applicable)
• Resume Building Assistance
• Externship or Shadowing Placement
• Career Coaching
• Employer Skills Matching
• And More!
We are dedicated to serving our students on their unique career development journey. Whether you are transitioning to a new career, entering the workforce for the first time, or an experienced professional looking to climb the corporate ladder, our career services team can provide you with professional development tools applicable for any stage of your career.