Medical Office & Billing Specialist

  • This broad-based program prepares students to maintain medical records, code medical procedures and operations, assist health care professionals, manage the day-to day operations of a health care provider's office, and transcribe various medical reports. Insurance companies, Medicare, & Medicaid all utilize medical coding to track patient procedures and accounts. We offer a comprehensive curriculum covering ICD-9/ICD-10 and CPT coding procedures, in-depth medical terminology, and basic medical accounting, as well as transcription skills. Graduates qualify to sit for the Certified Medical Office Assistant exam.

FAQs

What can I do when I graduate?
  1. Insurance biller
  2. Basic coder (ICD and CPT)
  3. Medical records clerk
  4. Medical secretary/receptionist
  5. Patient registration/scheduler
  6. Transcriptionist
What would I do in this class?
  1. Medical insurance billing/processing claims
  2. Medical records documentation
  3. Basic ICD-9 and CPT coding/encoding
  4. Medical terminology/anatomy
  5. Medical transcription
  6. Medical law/ethics/HIPPA
  7. Medical practice management software/EMR
  8. Basic business communications
What can I do with further training?
  1. Certified coder with associates/bachelor degree
  2. Nurse (LPN/RN)
  3. Health technologist
  4. Medical administrator/practice manager
  5. Patient representative
  6. Healthcare social worker

Program Quick Facts

Click  here for Gainful Employment Information.

Books used in this class which are already included in fees:

ISBN#                                          Title                                                                            Cost

978-0-8036-2977-6                 Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary                           $45.95

978-0-8036-1718-6                 Billing & Coding Clear & Simple                                    $59.95

978-1-4354-8660-7                 Understanding Human Behavior                                   $221.95

978-1-1115-4327-3                 Medical Terminology for Health Professions                  $119.95

978-1-1115-4038-8                 Practical Problems in Math for Health                             $99.95

978-1-1116-4426-0                 Medical Office Procedures with Medical Pegboard                  $301.95

978-1-4018-1189-1                 Basic Keyboarding for the Medical Office Assistant                    $169.95

978-1-4354-4115-6                 Hillcrest Medical Center: Beginning Medical Transcription            $217.95

978-1-1116-4560-1                 Using the Electronic Health Record in the Health Care Provider Practice         $145.95

978-1-4354-8144-2                 Medical Office Practice                                                                    $241.95

978-1-4557-2620-2                 Computerized Medical Office Procedures                                           $143.00

978-1-9330-5376-9                 ICD-10-CM                                                                                        $69.95

 

Class Time

  • M, T, W, Th: 8:00 am– 3:00 pm

Class Duration

  • August 29, 2017- May 2018

Total Cost

  • Tuition $6,290
  • Lab Fees 1,850
  • TOTAL $8,140