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Medical Billing and Coding

Medical Billing and Coding Certificates

Accurate medical billing/coding is necessary to secure maximum reimbursement for the healthcare provider while ensuring legal compliance on claims. The Certificate in Medical Billing/Coding is designed to prepare participants for an entry-level position in one of the fastest growing industries. This administrative position assists medical research and reimbursement in medical offices, hospitals, or other healthcare settings. Prepare for a career change or advancement today. 

 

SPRING 2021

 

 

 

Electronic Health Records Specialist Certificate Prep Course (EHR)  (remote)

Prerequisite: Medical Administration in Billing and Coding Introduction

Corequisite: Medical Administrative Assistant

This 50-hour course prepares students to perform duties using the Simchart EHR software, an electronic chart used by medical office professionals, billers, and coders in a variety of medical specialties and can be specialized. Students must bring their own flash drive to class to save their work. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to sit for the NHA (CEHRS) Electronic Health Records Specialist Certificate. Textbook is required and available in the college bookstore only. 

NCHCP-CS070-01 / 5.0 CEU / cost: $800

Dates  Mar 23 - Apr 27              Time  6:00-9:00pm

Sessions  17                              Instructor  Kimberly Brown

Day  TU, TH                              NOTES  


Summer 2021


Introduction to Medical Administration in Billing and Coding (remote)

Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent.

All students must complete this course to take the Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Billing Specialist, Medical Coding Specialist, and/or Electronic Health Records Specialist courses. The topics for this 72-hour class include Medical Terminology, Introduction to Allied Health Clinical and Administration, Anatomy, and Clinical Pathology. Textbook is required and available in the college bookstore. 

NCHCP-CS068-01 / 7.2 CEU / cost: $1,008

Dates May 17- Jul 21              Time 6:00-10:00pm

Sessions 18             Instructor Eileen Godfrey

Day M, W            NOTES


Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate Prep Course (remote)

Prerequisite: Medical Administration in Billing and Coding Introduction. 

Corequisite: Electronic Health Records

This 50-hour course instructs students on how to process insurance claims, perform bookkeeping procedures, and perform clerical functions. You will also learn personal attributes, job readiness, and workplace dynamics. Medical assisting administrative procedures and applications of medical terminology are reviewed. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to sit for the NHA (CMAA) Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate. Textbook is required and available in the college bookstore.

NCHCP-CS073-01 / 5.0 CEU / cost: $800 

Dates  May 17-Jul 19              Time 6:00-8:00pm

Sessions 17                 Instructor Kimberly Brown

Day M, W                 NOTES Jul 14 6-8pm only

Please note: Students who complete this course and pass the CMAA exam may be eligible for credit for MOA 101:  Medical Ethics and Office Procedures, one of ten courses required for the Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Office Assistant. Terms and conditions apply. Contact Coordinator, Medical Office Assistant for details and visit www.mccc.edu/moa.


Electronic Health Records Specialist Certificate Prep Course (EHR)  (remote)

Prerequisite: Medical Administration in Billing and Coding Introduction

Corequisite: Medical Administrative Assistant

This 50-hour course prepares students to perform duties using the Simchart EHR software, an electronic chart used by medical office professionals, billers, and coders in a variety of medical specialties and can be specialized. Students must bring their own flash drive to class to save their work. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to sit for the NHA (CEHRS) Electronic Health Records Specialist Certificate. Textbook is required and available in the college bookstore only.  

NCHCP-CS070-01 / 5.0 CEU / cost: $800

Dates May 18-Jul 13             Time 6:00-9:00pm

Sessions 17            Instructor Kimberly Brown

Day TU, TH             NOTES  Jul 13 6:00-8:00pm only


Medical Billing Specialist Certificate Prep Course (remote)

Prerequisite: Medical Administration in Billing and Coding Introduction, Medical Administrative Assistant and Electronic Health Records

Corequisite: Medical Coding Specialist 

This 50-hour course focuses on the process of medical billing and the reimbursement a medical office receives for medical procedures. The various types of billing claims, 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. Receive an introduction to CPT. Upon successful completion of Billing Specialist and Coding Specialist, students are eligible to sit for the NHA (CBCS) Billing and Coding Specialist Certificate. Textbook is required and is available in the college bookstore. Please bring book to first class. 

NCHCP-CS072-01/ 5.0 CEU / cost: $800

Dates May 17-Jul 19             Time 6:00-8:00pm

Sessions 17               Instructor Jessica Schutte

Day M, W                NOTES Jul 14 6:00-8:00pm only


Medical Coding Specialist Certificate Prep Course (remote)

Prerequisite: Medical Administration in Billing and Coding Introduction, Medical Administrative Assistant and Electronic Health Records

Corequisite: Medical Billing Specialist

The Medical Coding 50-hour course is a job training program for those seeking employment in the Medical Administration Billing and Coding field. Students 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. 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, physicians’ offices, and billing facilities while learning the steps necessary to become a Coder. Upon successful completion of Coding Specialist and Billing Specialist, students are eligible to sit for the NHA (CBCS) Billing and Coding Specialist Certificate. Textbook is required and is available in the college bookstore. Please bring book to first class.

NCHCP-CS071-01 / 5.0 CEU / cost $800

Dates May 18-Jul 13               Time 6:00-9:00pm

Sessions 17                    Instructor Eileen Godfrey

Day TU, TH                    NOTES Jul 13 6:00-8:00pm only

Please note: Students who complete this course and pass the CPC exam may be eligible for credit for MOA 103:  Medical Billing and Coding Procedures, one of ten courses required for the Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Office Assistant. Terms and conditions apply. Contact Coordinator, Medical Office Assistant for details and visit www.mccc.edu/moa.

 

 

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