Medical Billing & Coding Certificate Program with Clinical Externship

$3,250.00

Description

This billing and coding course offers the skills needed to perform complex coding and billing procedures. The course covers: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), the ICD-10 for both diagnosis and procedure coding, ICD-9 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for insurance reimbursements. This billing and coding program delivers the skills students need to solve insurance billing and coding problems. It details proper assignment of codes and the process to file claims for reimbursement. This course covers the following key areas and topics:

  • An overview of healthcare and the insurance industry
  • The organization and use of the ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS manuals to identify correct codes
  • Detailed review and practice using the alphabetic index and tabular list of the ICD-9-CM
  • Comparison between ICD-10 and ICD-9
  • ¬†Basic claims processes for medical insurance and third-party reimbursements
  • Completing common insurance forms, tracing delinquent claims, and appealing denied claims

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Course Code: ESIDE-MC 04 

Average Length: 12 weeks

Cost: $3,250.00