Program: Professional Medical Billing and Coding

An introduction to the world of health insurance billing and the dynamic, growing field of health information management. This 45-hour course provides a thorough, practical overview of key principles and current practices, from patient registration to claims submission. Students will learn the ten steps that clearly identify all the components needed to successfully manage the … Continue reading “Medical Health Insurance*”

This 37.5 hour course simplifies ICD-10 diagnosis to ensure the most accurate billing and optimal reimbursement for outpatient medical services. The Guide to the Update section lists all new and revised codes, providing quick access to the annual changes. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OGCRs) are listed and also integrated within the code set, … Continue reading “Medical Coding I”

This course introduces the language of healthcare. It will cover spelling, pronunciation, and definitions of medical terms. Anatomy, physiology, major diseases, signs, symptoms, diagnoses, procedures, medications, treatments, and medical abbreviations will be introduced. The basic structure of medical terms including prefixes, suffixes, and word roots will be presented. Body systems are used as the organizational … Continue reading “Anatomy & Physiology/Medical Terminology*”

This course covers the theory, practice and techniques of medical office management and an overview of the profession of medical assisting and its role in providing quality health care. Healthcare administrative functions, including: safety in the office environment, verbal and written communication techniques, telehealth, electronic medical records (EMR), medical records management, patient reception, scheduling, professionalism … Continue reading “Administrative Medical Assisting*”