Medical Billing and Coding

Online Program

Ready to take classes right now? Calhoun Community College is currently offering self-directed on line classes.

Students have up to 6 months to complete the program and textbooks are mailed to the address used for enrollment.

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The Medical Billing and Coding Program offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-10 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-10  (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements. Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS).

Note:  Students who complete this course may sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) – Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Certification Exams. It is strongly suggested that students obtain practical work experience (6 months to 2 years) before pursuing the national certification.

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Course Details

  • Duration: 80 hours
  • Dates: TBD
  • Times:  6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Location: Huntsville campus, Sparkman Building, Room 327
  • Cost:  $1,799 (textbooks included)
  • Program Fee does not include cost of  National Certification Exam
  • National Certification Exams are not proctored at Calhoun Community College
  • *Eligible for WIOA Funding
  • Education Requirements:  Students must have a High School diploma or equivalent.

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All refund requests for the Spring 2020 classes must be received in writing by the close of business on February 14, 2020. Email with your request, and then call 256-306-2515 to confirm receipt of the request.  Calhoun Community College is not responsible for emails that are not delivered/received.

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