Professional Medical Coding and Billing Program

FA14-03

Cost: $2,995 w/certificate – includes all materials, textbooks, and certification exam
Dates:
Enroll anytime! You have access to the online program for one year. Start the day you register.
Special Offer: Pay in full and receive a free Laptop, iPad, Kindle (S&H paid at registration) or $300 off the course price!
Location:
Online course through CareerStep

Course Description:

Professional Medical Coding and Billing program was designed by leading industry experts to prepare students for the new ICD-10 code set, and this training is used by some of the largest and most respected healthcare organizations in the country. Students are also prepared for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) and Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exams. Topics studied include healthcare information management, reimbursement methodologies, biomedical sciences, and ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS codes. In addition to on-on-one instructor and graduate support, students receive textbooks, a complete set of industry code books, and access to an online reference library.

Overview and Approximate Hours

  • Program Orientation (1)
  • Technology and the Medical Professional (25)
  • Learning and Mastering Medical Terminology-Block 1 (20)
  • Documentation, Confidentiality, and Ethics (20)
  • Learning and Mastering Medical Terminology-Block 1 (20)
  • Evolution of Coding in the Healthcare Environment (15)
  • Learning and Mastering Medical Terminology-Block 1 (20)
  • Healthcare Structure and Organization (25)
  • Anatomy, Patophysiology, and Diseases Processes-Block 1 (45)
  • Exploring Pharmacology (20)
  • Anatomy, Patophysiology, and Diseases Processes-Block 2 (45)
  • Diagnostic Coding ang ICD-9-CM-Block 1 (40)
  • Diagnostic Coding ang ICD-9-CM-Block 2 (40)
  • Medical Procedural Coding-Block 1 (45)
  • Medical Procedural Coding-Block 2 (45)
  • Exploring Healthcare Reimbursement (45)
  • Skill Building for the Outpatient Coding (80)
  • Skill Building for the Outpatient Coding (80)
  • Final Exam Preparation (1)                                                                                                              TOTAL:  640 hours

For more information contact:

NMSU-A Continuing Education Staff
575-439-3842