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Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

Course number : HLTH22   ID : 1545    Section Number : 1545
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Must provide copy of recent transcript (showing successful completion of anatomy & medical terminology classes) to process registration.

Medical billing and coding professionals play a vital role in today’s healthcare industry. It is how those in the healthcare field keep track of the data and paperwork involved with medical procedures, and keep information flowing efficiently between medical service providers and insurance companies.

About the Program

This class is taught with a face to face format to begin,then evolves into a hybrid format, which includes a combination of classroom and online learning.  Students should expect to spend at least 12 hours of work outside the classroom. Upon completion of the class, students will sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam from AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders).

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Program to Include

  • Principles of medical billing
  • Understanding health insurance
  • Fundamentals of medical coding
  • Most up-to-date information on CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS coding
  • Evaluation and management review
  • Expertise in reviewing and assigning correct procedure and diagnostic codes
  • Preparation for the AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam 

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (HiSET, GED)
  • Anatomy and Medical Terminology
    • successful completion of anatomy and medical terminology courses
    • copy of most recent transcript must be provided at time of registration
    • unofficial copy is acceptable
    • email transcript to rcasson@iwcc.edu
  • Working knowledge of Windows-based PC and Microsoft Office
  • Access to computer with high-speed internet

Tuition includes book, handouts/resources, AAPC student membership for 1 year and CPC exam. Pre-registration is required and payment is due at time of registration. 

 

Pre-Registration is required! Money order, cash, or cashier’s check/credit card only—no personal checks accepted. Registration deadline is one week prior to class start date. 

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Class Details

53 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed

Location
Looft Hall

Instructor
TBD Instructor 

CEUs : 36.8

Tuition: 

$3,599.00


Registration Closes On
Monday, October 19, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 01/04/2020, 01/06/2020, 11/25/2020, 12/21/2020, 12/23/2020, 12/28/2020, 12/30/2020, 01/04/2021, 01/06/2021)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/19/2020 - 5/12/2021 Weekly - Mon, Wed 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Council Bluffs, Looft Hall  Map TBD Instructor