Students in the Medical Billing/Coding/Admin for Physicians & Hospitals program will study medical terminology, insurance billing and other general administrative skills to prepare them to serve as a Medical Secretary, Medical Receptionist, Medical Biller/Coder or Medical Office Manager in hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, insurance companies, HMOs, nursing homes, schools, and rehabilitation centers. Students completing this program will be prepared to take the applicable certification exams noted below.

Class Duration / Hours
Certificate Program: 40 Weeks / 1228 Hours
Classes begin every Monday
Flexible Class Schedules during Business Hours

Text Courses
Understanding Health Insurance
Medical Terminology
Business Math
Records Management
CMRS or CCA Certification Preparation
CPC Certification Preparation (optional)
Hospital Billing
CCS Certification Preparation

Course Topics
Billing and Reimbursement
Advanced Coding – ICD-10 (Diagnosis)
CPT (Procedures)
HCPCS (Level II Procedures)
Medical Laws & Ethics (HIPAA)
Anatomy/Physiology/Pharmacology

Computer Courses
Medical Office Simulation Software
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel Intro
Keyboarding/10-Key

Prerequisites
H.S. Diploma, GED, or passing score on an Ability-to-Benefit Examination