Medical Billing and Coding with Medical Terminology (includes CBCS)
The Medical Billing and Coding Specialist program is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level employment in areas such as claims examiner, medical biller, medical coder, and related occupations in the medical industry. It combines the Medical Billing program and the Medical Coding program. Graduates of this program will be employable by private health care practices, clinics, government agencies, insurance companies and other health care facilities. The program teaches the students how to evaluate coding and billing practices and provides the tools for developing compliance programs that will meet the standards of the health care rules and regulations. This program includes the online study guide, practices exam, and CBCS exam voucher to sit for the NHA Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS) Exam.
This course contains exercises for specialty coding and Evaluation and Management code decisions. The goal is to use the information provided and practice locating the two sets of codes required to describe the service and the diagnosis.
This course provides background on the development of medical coding, the coding profession and medical coding procedures for ICD and CPT coding. Each aspect of coding is discussed and examples are given to help the student understand the demands of the coding process. An overview of the legal issues surrounding coding and compliance helps define the importance of the coding profession.
This course contains medical charts that require coding wherein the student must answer questions and insert the procedure and diagnosis codes. The course begins with general outpatient and inpatient coding exercises.
The certification exam review course for the Billing and Coding Specialist Certification or CBCS contains an online study guide and the certification exam.
This course focuses on career planning, enhancing resume writing, and improving interviewing skills for those seeking employment. Part One of the course, "Tailoring Resumes and Cover Letters for a Perfect Fit," will help learners craft a resume that is targeted, elegant, and effective.
Part Two, "Interviewing Skills: Make the Right Impression," focuses on the preparation job candidates need in advance of an interview, and on the five stages of the interview process.
Part Three, "Interviewing Skills: Ace Those Tough Questions," helps learners formulate winning answers to difficult interview questions before they walk into the interviewing room. Learning Outcomes After completing this course, you'll be able to Recognize key career development questions to ask before beginning a job search Employ a written goal-setting process to establish career development and job search priorities Recognize the purpose of tailoring a resume and cover letter Develop a more effective resume Develop a more effective cover letter Identify the five stages of the interview process Conduct industry and company research efficiently using web-based resources Brainstorm potential interview questions and answers Understand what constitutes a good answer in the mind of a hiring manager, Anticipate some of the most common interview questions. Explain to a hiring manager how the past successes represented on your resume will translate to future success in your desired position Recognize whether a job aligns with your career objectives.
The complexities of billing require professionals who understand both medicine and the complete spectrum of the reimbursement process. This course was written for those who are interested in either learning or enhancing their understanding of the billing process. In this course you will be introduced to the fundamentals of the billing process. Historical aspects of health care and important current medical terminology are presented. Through scenario-based learning you will be asked to apply the practical aspects of submitting claims. Finally, the course covers the processes for providing accurate and detailed paperwork--to the patient, to the insurance company, and for the medical practice or hospital.
Medical Terminology is designed to provide a concise understanding of the language of medicine. After an introduction to basic word patterns, the student is trained to take words apart and recognize the root stem, prefixes and suffixes. In addition, the student learns how to pronounce, spell, and define medical terms, which illustrates how words are formed and how they are used in actual medical reports.
Medical Terminology II is designed to show how medical words are used in context. The student will be introduced to various medical reports in order to build a solid understanding of medical vocabulary. The course includes approximately 60 reports for real-world application.
This course takes the student through collections, with an overview of coding and legal issues.
This course provides a basic knowledge of the integral pieces of claims processing, patient information, the coding of that information, translating the codes to approved formats, and submitting them to the payer. Those responsible for processing claims require a thorough knowledge of the insurance industry, plan options, various carrier requirements for claims, and, of course, the state and federal regulations and rules for processing.
State and federal regulations are continually changing. This requires providers to adapt to the changes. Health Insurance Specialists are stepping in to fill the growing need forexperts.