Medical billers and coders play a vital role in the connection between health care providers, patients and insurance companies This program will provide the student with a basic knowledge and understanding of established medical codes used by healthcare
providers and insurance companies to document patient diagnosis, treatments and procedures and how these codes are applied for billing purposes. The student will learn how to read and analyze patient records, determine the correct codes for patient
records, use codes for billing purposes, adherence to current healthcare industry regulations and policies, compliance with insurance procedures and allotted benefit coverages, and maintaining patient confidentiality and information security.
Medical billing and coders can work in hospitals, insurance companies, doctor's offices, medical billing companies, nursing homes, home health agencies and medical clinics.
Students who complete the Medical Billing and Coding certificate can go on to work and return at any time to complete the Medical Office Specialist: Billing and Coding AAS degree.
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Medical Office Billing and Coding