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Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

Accurate medical billing and coding is necessary to secure maximum reimbursement for the healthcare provider and to ensure legal compliance on claims. The Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding is designed to prepare students for an entry level position in one of the fastest growing industries. This administrative position assists medical research and reimbursement in a medical office, hospital, or other health care setting. This program prepares you for a career change or advancement.

All students must complete the prerequisite Medical Administration in Billing and Coding Introduction prior to proceeding on to certificate programs in: Medical Administrative Assistant, Electronic Health Records, Medical Billing and Medical Coding Specialist.

Take ALL of the courses and receive eligibility to take any of the Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC), a Certified Professional Coder (CPC), a Certified Professional Biller (CPB), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) exams.

All classes meet at the West Windsor campus unless otherwise noted.

Please note: If, for some unforeseen reason, you wish to withdraw from the course at least 10 days prior to the start of the program, you will receive a refund in the amount of tuition minus the $100 administrative fee. If you withdraw from the course less than 10 days prior to the start of the program, no refunds will be issued.

Medical Billing Specialist Certificate
Prerequisite: Medical Administration in Billing and Coding Introduction.
This 50-hour course focuses on the process of medical billing and the payment or reimbursements received by medical offices for medical procedures. The various types of billing claims; the process and collection of payments; and tracking routing slips are the main focus of this course. Understand the differences between Claims, Billing and Reimbursements as they apply to commercial, government and private health insurance. Work for automobile insurance companies, health insurance companies, government agencies and medical office and hospitals with this certificate. 5.0 CEU. Cost $700
NCHCP- CS072-01

September 11 - November 6
17 Sessions / Mondays and Wednesdays / 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.*
* Class on November 6 ends at 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jessica Schutte, CPC

Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate
Prerequisite: Medical Administration in Billing and Coding Introduction.
In this 50-hour course, students will learn how to process insurance claims and perform bookkeeping procedures and clerical functions. Job readiness; workplace dynamics; medical assisting administrative procedures; and medical terminology and its application will be discussed and reviewed. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to receive the Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate. Textbook is required and available at the college bookstore. 5.0 CEU. Cost $700
NCHCP-CS073-01
September 11 - November 6
17 sessions / Mondays and Wednesdays / 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
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*November 6 class ends at 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Sandra Dingle

Medical Administration in Billing and Coding Introduction

All students must complete this course in order to take Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Reimbursement Specialist and/or Electronic Health Records Specialist courses. Topics include: Medical Terminology, HIPPA -Privacy in Physician Practice (HIPAA Certification), Introduction to Allied Health Clinical and Admin, Anatomy & Physiology/Pathology. Textbook is available at the college bookstore.
7.2 CEU. Cost $1,008

NCHCP-CS068-01

September 13 - November 13
18 sessions / Mondays and Wednesdays / 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.*

*November 6 class ends at 7:30 p.m.

Instructor: Fern Harhay

Medical Coding Specialist Certificate
Prerequisite: Must complete Medical Administration in Billing and Coding Introduction, Medical Administrative Assistant, Electronic Health Records Specialist and Medical Billing Specialist
The Medical Billing and Coding 50-hour course is a job training course for those seeking employment in the Medical Administration Billing and Coding field. Gain an understanding of the important link between the provisions of healthcare and reimbursement for services. The multi-step billing process and medical coding procedures are the foundation of the program. Students will also learn healthcare law and ethics; medical terminology; anatomy and physiology; and the various software programs commonly used in the medical arena. Prepare for employment in hospitals, physician offices, billing facilities, and other related businesses while learning necessary steps to becoming a Certified Inpatient Coder CIC, a Certified Professional Coder CPC, a Certified Professional Biller CPB, or Certified Coding Specialist CCS. Upon successful completion, a Billing, Coder or Billing and Coding Certificate will be awarded. Textbook is required and available in the college bookstore. Please bring book to first class. 5.0 CEU. Cost $700
NCHCP- CS071-01

September 12 - November 7
17 sessions / Tuesdays and Thursdays / 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.*

*November 7 class ends at 8:00 p.m.

Instructor: Sandra Dingle

Please note: If, for some unforeseen reason, you wish to withdraw from the course at least 10 days prior to the start of the program, you will receive a refund in the amount of tuition minus the $100 administrative fee. If you withdraw from the course less than 10 days prior to the start of the program, no refunds will be issued.

Electronic Health Records Specialist
Prerequisite: Medical Administration in Billing and Coding Introduction.
Recommended: It is recommended that students be computer literate.
This 60-hour hands-on class prepares you to perform duties using the SpringCharts EHR software. SpringCharts is an interactive office software program used by medical office professionals, billers and coders and those in a variety of medical specialties. It is utilized to perform office tasks such as ordering tests; confirming appointments; and scanning and documenting immunization records.
Textbook is required and available in the college bookstore. Please bring book to first class along with a flash drive to to save classwork. 5.0 CEU. Cost: $700
NCHCP-CS070-01

September 12 - November 7
17 sessions / Tuesdays and Thursdays / 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.*

*November 7 class ends at 8:00 p.m.

Instructor: Christine Ellis

Please note: If, for some unforeseen reason, you wish to withdraw from the course at least 10 days prior to the start of the program, you will receive a refund in the amount of tuition minus the $100 administrative fee. If you withdraw from the course less than 10 days prior to the start of the program, no refunds will be issued.


CONTACT US :

Registration Desk: 609-570-3311
Register online here.

 

REFUND POLICY: 

Unless otherwise noted,
10 or more days before the beginning of a class: 100% refund

Less than 10 days before class start date: no refund

Credit card payments will be refunded to the credit card; cash and check payments will be refunded via a check from MCCC.


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