Medical Billing and Coding

Calhoun Community College is currently offering 2 options for the Healthcare Programs

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 national certification.

Option #1 – Self-directed online classes

Students may start the self-directed online class at any time and have full access to the website. Textbooks are mailed to the student’s registration address and students have up to 6 months to complete the program.

Register for Online Option 1

Option #2 – On-Line Class with Live Instruction

The program will be held online with live, interactive instruction. Students must have access to a computer/tablet, etc. with audio and visual capabilities.

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Course Details

Class Schedule

  • Duration: 80 hours
  • Dates: June 16 – September 20, 2021
  • Days: Monday and Wednesdays
  • Times:  6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Location: Online
  • Cost:  $1,799 (textbooks included)
  • Program Fee does not include the 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.

For information about this program, please email diane.peck@calhoun.edu

Refunds

All refund requests for the Summer 2021 classes must be received in writing by the close of business on June 1, 2021. Email diane.peck@calhoun.edu 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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