Online Certified Billing & Coding Specialist

Online Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) 

170 HOURS

 

This new 170-hour synchronous online course includes the process of submitting and following up on claims with health insurance companies in order to receive payment for services rendered by a healthcare provider. Course is designed for anyone who has the desire to work as a Certified Medical Billing and Coding Specialist in any outpatient medical facility such as physicians' offices, clinics, outpatient hospital settings, and other related facilities. 

MedStar Billing Technology and Resources, the instructional provider, offers over a decade of experience as a healthcare transaction processing service and training provider.

According to the US Department of Labor outlook handbook, the employment of employment of medical records and health information technicians is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages. The median annual wage for medical records and health information technicians was $40,350 in May 2018.

Prerequisites:  Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy is strongly recommended.

THIS COURSE IS BEING OFFERED ONLINE ONLY using two innovative software: Moodle.org and Bluejeans.com.  Moodle is a virtual learning environment (LMS) that is free to download and access 24/7. All documents related to the course, such as the syllabus, assignments, homework are housed in Moodle.  Bluejeans is a video conferencing system that allows the student to log in to view the class that is in session and participate in live discussions.

The course has two sections (sections can be taken in any order) Both sections are required to complete the course to take the National HealthCareer Association exam.

 Part 1 - Total Number of Program Hours: 74

Tuition $999.00

Part 2- Total number of  Program Hours:  96

Tuition 1,249.00

Modules:  (Medical Terminology, The Insurance Specialist, The Basics of the Medical Insurance, Managed Care)

Modules:  ( ICD-10-CM, CPT, CMS 1500 Form, Cloud Based Computerized Billing)

 

 Part 1 - Total Number of Program Hours: 74

Tuition $999.00

 

Part 2- Total number of  Program Hours:  96

Tuition 1,249.00

 

Modules:  (Medical Terminology, The Insurance Specialist, The Basics of the Medical Insurance,Managed Care)

 

Modules:  ( ICD-10-CM, CPT, CMS 1500 Form, Cloud Based Computerized Billing)

 

21- live virtual classroom hours

53- written assignment and exam hours

27 -live virtual classroom hours

69 -written assignment and exam

 

Requirements:

ICD-10-CM, CPT and & HCPCS Coding Books (can be purchased online)

To purchase and avail of a discounted price of the books you can email your instructor at 
info@medstarbilling-edu.com

CBCS textbooks 2021

Printer

Speaker Phone

Computer / Laptop/Smartphone or Tablet

Internet Connection

Active Email Address

Software download of Moodle and Bluejeans (College funded software)


Students will be contacted within one week of start date of class with access instructions.

All instructors are CBCS AAPC- CPC and CPC-I certified with at least 10 years of experience as coders and coding instructors.

Upon completion of the course students are encouraged to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist certification examination by the National Healthcareer Association.

 

Student Testimonial

"I have been offered a Data Coordinator position at Mount Sinai Hospital - Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Department!

I credit in part, the Medical Billing and Coding Training course that I took with you, for this great opportunity. It is my hope that my other classmates found your program as rewarding."

- Jobert (CBCS Spring 2021 Student)

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FOR MORE INFO EMAIL US AT:  ace@ccny.cuny.edu


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