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MEDICAL CODING
& BILLING SCHOOL

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Medical Coding & Billing Course Outline

Online Medical Coding and Billing Outline

This course will teach you everything you need to know to start a new career as a Medical Coding and Billing Specialist. Your online medical coding and billing course training includes overviews of diagnostic and procedural coding, common claims forms, medical terminology, and important legal and ethical issues for healthcare professionals. Take a look at this overview of the custom learning materials and bonus items you'll receive in your course.

Here's an overview of the custom learning materials and bonus items you'll receive in your course.




Course Outline

Unit 1

Lessons

  1. The World of Healthcare
  2. Medical Insurance 101
  3. Medical Records
  4. Electronic Records
  5. Introduction to Medical Terminology
  6. Dividing and Combining Medical Terms
  7. Medical Shorthand
  8. Ethics and Legal Issues
  9. Body Systems, Part 1
  10. Body Systems, Part 2
Be Ready for your CBCS Exam

Unit 2

Lessons

  1. Reimbursement
  2. Coding for the Medical Biller
  3. Private Insurance and Managed Care
  4. Medicaid, PACE, CHIP and Medicare
  5. Military Insurance, Workers’ Compensation and COBRA
  6. Introducing the CMS-1500 Claim Form
  7. Explanation of Benefits
  8. Secondary Claims
  9. Insurance Basics
  10. Denials and Aging
  11. Medical Billing Technology

Unit 3

Lessons

  1. Introduction to Anatomy
  2. Anatomy: Landmarks and Divisions
  3. Cell and Tissue Anatomy and Pathology
  4. Introduction to ICD-10-CM and Coding for Infections
  5. ICD-10-CM Coding from Blood to Metabolic Diseases
  6. ICD-10-CM Coding from Mental Disorders to the Circulatory System
  7. ICD-10-CM Coding from Digestive to Musculoskeletal
  8. ICD-10-CM Coding from Genitourinary System to Complications of Pregnancy
  9. ICD-10-CM Coding from Symptoms to Abnormal Findings
  10. ICD-10-CM Coding from Morbidity to Health Factors, and Provisional Assignment of New Diseases

Unit 4

Lessons

  1. Procedural Coding 101
  2. Surgical Coding, Part 1
  3. Surgical Coding, Part 2
  4. Radiology, Pathology, Anesthesia and Medicine
  5. Integrating Diagnostic and Procedural Codes

Unit 5

Lessons

  1. Components of Evaluation and Management Services
  2. Evaluation and Management Services
  3. Final Coding Quiz

Additional Course Materials**

  • Medical Terminology Flashcards
  • Medical Terminology Audio
  • Claim Forms for Practice Exercise
  • Human Anatomy Flashcards
  • Anatomy and Physiology Textbook
  • CPT  Manual
  • ICD-10-CM Manual
  • E/M Audit for Practice Exercise
  • Career Starter Guide
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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, on the internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-records-and-health-information-technicians.htm, (visited June 1, 2022). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.
**Additional course materials will be delivered to you throughout the course.
†Provided in form of reimbursement when the following terms are met: Student submits receipt issued by NHA, has successfully completed the course and has paid tuition in full.