Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Training

Program Description

The Medical Billing and Coding training program has been designed to provide basic training and knowledgeable education in the fundamental areas of medical billing. At Healthcare Training Institute the program is designed to provide skills and necessary knowledge to students who wish to be trained in the graduate entry-level Medical Billing Specialist, Medical Office Clerk / Receptionist and Medical Administrative Assistant positions.

This Medical Billing and Coding training program is designed to provide skills and necessary knowledge to students interested in applying for graduate entry-level Medical Coding jobs as well. Medical Coding is far more than assigning numbers to services and diagnosis. The Medical Coding curriculum has been tailored in such ways to allow the student to abstract information from the patient's record, and combine it with their knowledge of reimbursement and coding guidelines to optimize physicians and hospitals payment.

Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Program Outline

Section 1 Medical Terminology 48 hours
Section 2 Anatomy and Physiology 143 hours
Section 3 The Healthcare Team 38 hours
Section 4 The Administrative Procedure 68 hours
Section 5 Medical Billing (Theory and Practice) 121 hours
Section 6 Computerized Clinical Practice 82 hours
Section 7 Medical Coding Specialist 160 hours

Total Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Training Hours

660 hours

Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Training Course Schedule:

Day Class: Monday through Thursday 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. (Day)
Breaks: 10:20 to 10:40, 12:40 to 1:00

Evening Class: Monday through Thursday 6:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. (Evening)
Break: 7:40 to 8:00

Weekend Class Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Breaks: 10:20 to 10:40, 12:40 to 1:00