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Medical Billing and Coding

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller. 510714

Description

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

NORTHWEST Arkansas Community College (NWACC)

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

CPC, CCA, CBCS

Training Location(s)

One College Drive, Bentonville, Arkansas

Local WIB

5045 - Southeast

Name of Credential

CPC, CCA or CBCS

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

N/A

Refund Policy

Registrants will receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees for cancelled classes. All Classes are subject to cancellation if there are insufficient attendees. Refunds will also be issued at 100% to registrants who withdraw at least three (3) business days prior to the start of class. Request for cancellation must be made in writing to WEDMarketplace@nwacc.edu.

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

Yes - AAPC, AHIMA, NHA

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

Total In-State Program Cost

$2,995.00

Demand Occupation(s)

29-2072.00Medical Records Specialists
$21.20 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

One College Drive, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Phone Number

(479) 619-4325

Web Address

https://www.nwacc.edu/workforce/businessandprofessional/onlinetraining/medicalbilling-coding.aspx

Last Updated

Sep 15, 2022

Created

Oct 04, 2021

Renewal

Sep 13, 2022