Medical Billing Specialist

Program Description

The Medical Billing program has been designed to provide basic training and knowledgeable education in the fundamental areas of medical billing. At HTI the program is designed to provide student with the skill and knowledge necessary to prepare the program graduate to apply for entry-level Medical Billing Specialist, Medical office Clerk, Medical Receptionist and Medical Administrative Assistant positions.

The Medical Billing curriculum has been tailored in such a way as to allow the student to gain a full understanding of expectations, job knowledge, and mastery of skills needed for job performance. Through acquaintance and learning of Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, Insurance Terminology, CPT, ICD9, HCFA, 1500, UB-92 Hospital Billing Form, General Office Procedures and logic knowledge of computerized medical billing or claims processing systems.

Medical Billing 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 Practical) 121 hours
Section 6 Computerized Clinical Practice 82 hours

Total Medical Billing Specialist Training Hours - 500 hours

Course Schedule:
Daytime Program: 25 weeks of instruction.
Evening Program: 36 weeks of instruction.

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