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Medical Billing and Coding or Insurance Specialist

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder. 510713

Description

Medical Billing and Coding or Insurance Specialist - 


This 120-hour course trains students to interpret official medical records and translate them into codes which can then be submitted to insurance companies for payment. Since codes determine the amount that the physician is paid for his or her services being detail oriented in this field is imperative. Some of the topics that will be discussed include, but are not limited to, medical terminology, insurance claims completion, procedural & diagnostic coding, medical legal issues, and ICD-10 CM, ICD-10 PCS, CPT and HCPCS coding systems.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

16

Hours

120

Entrance Requirements

None

School

PETRA Allied Health (Fort Smith)

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Fort Smith

Local WIB

5035 - Western

Name of Credential

Certificate of Proficiency

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Other

Refund Policy

Yes

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$490.00

Testing/Exam Fees

$105.00 AAH National Exam Fee

In-State/District Tuition

$1,950.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$1,950.00

Registration Fee

$50.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$2,595.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$2,595.00

Demand Occupation(s)

29-2072.00Medical Records Specialists
$14.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

P.O. Box 6611, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72903

Phone Number

(479) 424-1176

Fax Number

(479) 750-4655

Web Address

https://petraalliedhealth.com

Last Updated

Aug 09, 2022

Created

Sep 23, 2020

Renewal

Mar 09, 2023