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.
- Duration: 80 hours
- Dates: October 7, 2019 – January 22, 2020
- Days: Monday and Wednesday nights
- Times: 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
- Location: Huntsville campus, Sparkman Building, Room 230
- 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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