Online Certificate in Medical Billing & Coding Specialist

Medical Billing is listed as one of the fastest growing professions in allied health. The medical industry is experiencing a tremendous demand for individuals with knowledge of medical office operations, which includes diagnostic and procedural insurance forms processing.

This Medical Billing course covers all the plans that are most commonly encountered in clinics and physicians' offices. An emphasis on the role of the medical insurance specialist prepares you for success in the workplace, including areas such as diagnostic coding, procedural coding, Medicare, HIP AA, and bill collection strategies. Our Medical Billing course will give you the skills you need to be competitive in the healthcare market place.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend the core elements of health insurance
  • Identify features of the different coding systems and their documentation
  • Define the features of processing claim forms both electronic and paper
  • Comprehend fee and insurance collection
  • Comprehend the features of various health care payer types

Medical Coding is listed as one of the fastest growing professions in allied health. The medical industry is experiencing a tremendous demand for individuals with knowledge of medical office operations, which includes diagnostic and procedural coding. Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with comprehensive coverage from one of the.most trusted programs in the_ field! This Medical Coding course is practical and shows you exactly how to code using all of today's coding systems by providing an in-depth introduction to essential coding concepts. In addition to coverage of reimbursement, ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, this course offers complete coverage of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system. No other course on the market so thoroughly prepares you for all coding systems in one course!

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend the core elements of the ICD-10-CM coding system
  • Identify the conventions and guidelines of the ICD-10-CM coding system
  • Identify the conventions and guidelines of the ICD-9-CM coding system
  • Identify the conventions and guidelines of the HCPCS coding system
  • Identify the conventions and guidelines of the CPT coding system

Quickly master the basics of medical terminology and begin speaking and writing terms almost immediately! This course omits time-consuming, nonessential information and helps you build a working medical vocabulary of the most frequently encountered suffixes, prefixes, and word roots.

Medical terms are introduced in the context of human anatomy and physiology to help you understand exactly what they mean, and case studies, vignettes, and activities demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice. With all this plus medical animations, word games, and flash cards on the companion website, you'll be amazed at how easily medical terminology becomes part of your vocabulary.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify and apply basic word structure
  • Identify body systems, body cavities, and planes of the body
  • Define common prefixes
  • Identify diagnostic and procedural suffixes
  • Comprehend medical specialists and case reports