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Medical Billing and Coding (Voucher Included)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder. 510713

Description

Whether you’re just starting work or transitioning into a different field, there has never been a better time to enter a career in Medical Billing and Coding. This course will prepare you for success in this rewarding career as you learn about legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts central to this field, including HIPAA compliance, official coding guidelines, and third-party payer requirements. You will also be able to choose a voucher for the professional certification that best aligns with your interests and career goals.

More than one million practicing physicians in the United States rely on medical billers and coders to receive payment for their services.

Besides medical facilities, positions are available with health insurance companies, specialty pharmacies, medical suppliers, consulting firms, and national medical coding and billing companies, so the opportunities are nearly endless!

Medical billers and coders are in high demand. This course offers valuable training in legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts central to this field, including HIPAA compliance, official coding guidelines, and third-party payer requirements.

You will also come to understand all phases of the revenue cycle—from patient registration through medical coding, claims submission, reimbursement, and collections. You will also learn common medical terminology to help you converse with others in healthcare easily and with confidence. You will study word parts and the structures and functions of the human body.

Also presented are the disorders and medical procedures common to each body system, including musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, integumentary, genitourinary, lymphatic, and immune.

After successfully completing the course requirements, you should be well prepared to find your place in this rewarding healthcare career.

You will receive a Certificate of Completion from the school through which you enrolled, and you will also be able to choose a voucher for the professional certification that best aligns with your interests and career goals.

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)

Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

52

Hours

370

Entrance Requirements

None

School

UNIVERSITY of Central Arkansas, Outreach and Community Engagement

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Online

Local WIB

5010 - Central

Name of Credential

Certificate of Proficiency

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Other Private Funding Student Tuition Assistance

Refund Policy

Yes

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

Yes - NHA, CPC, AAPC, CCA

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

In-State/District Tuition

$2,995.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$2,995.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$2,995.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$2,995.00

Demand Occupation(s)

43-3021.00Billing and Posting Clerks
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

201 Donaghey Ave, BHCC 102, Conway, Arkansas 72035

Phone Number

(501) 450-3118

Fax Number

(501) 450-5277

Web Address

https://uca.edu/outreach/workforce

Last Updated

Apr 06, 2021

Created

Jan 29, 2021