Medical Billing specialists are essential to hospitals, physician offices, surgery centers, nursing homes, dental offices, home healthcare agencies, mental health facilities and even insurance companies. In this introductory course, students will learn the fundamentals of medical terminology, as well as the legalities and ethical considerations of interacting with patient records, completing patient billing, and a brief overview of medical coding. The course includes both lecture and lab instruction, which enables students to practice the skills they are learning during class, including filing medical insurance claims.
*Note: This class is all online so students need to be comfortable using a computer and have reliable internet access in order to apply.
Students Can Expect to Learn How To:
- Process essential patient information
- Verify required documentation before patient information is released
- Perform billing audits
- Submit claims for reimbursement
Orientation will be held at our school in Sperryville on Saturday, February 13th at 10 a.m. Class will meet online every Wednesday from 4-5 p.m. from February 13th – May 22nd.
Tuition, Fees and Program Requirements
80 Hour Course Tuition – $900
Scholarships may be available based upon financial need and county of residence.
Additional costs – National Healthcareers Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam fee $117
Class will begins with orientation on February 13th at 10 a.m. Class will meet virtually on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. for 14 weeks.
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