Medical Billing and Coding Program
- March 18, 2013 – May 29, 2013 — Mon, Wed and Sat (22 sessions)
- Mon, Wed 6-9:30pm and Sat 9am-3pm
- Niagara University in Partnership with Condensed Curriculum International
This combined 80 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-9 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-9 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements. Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS).
After obtaining the practical work experience (6months to 2 years), students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) - Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Certification Exams. This program is brought to you in cooperation with Condensed Curriculum International, Inc.
For detailed questions please contact our curriculum consultants at 866-233-0498. Please make sure you mention your interest in the Niagara University program.
- $1,799 — Textbooks included