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Medical Billing and Coding - Classroom (2 Semester Program)

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 New Cohort Beginning Fall 2016!

This 200-hour course, offered over two semesters, is designed for health care professionals, billing professionals, people interested in the business aspect of health care and office managers. This class prepares students for entry-level medical office positions. Students will learn to collect, analyze and manage the information that steers the health care industry. Training will be provided in insurance and medical claims processing in accordance with professional, legal and insurance industry standards. Students become trained as an invaluable part of the health care system. Participants in this program will learn ICD-10-CM coding system.  Upon completion of the program students will be eligible to sit for the CBCS (Certified Billing and Coding Certification) through NHA (National Healthcareer Association). 

Educational Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent

Key areas and topics include:

   • Fundamentals of Health Information Technology
   • Clinical Classification Systems
   • Computerized Health and Data Statistics
   • CPT Coding
   • ICD Coding for Physicians
   • Billing in Physician Offices
   • Clinical Reimbursement Methodologies
   • Legal and Qualitative Aspects of Health Information
   • Management of Health Information

Fall 2015
Medical Billing and Coding (1st Semester)
Aug. 27 to Dec. 17, 2015
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6 to 9 p.m.
On campus, A-building, Room A-122B

Spring 2016
Medical Billing and Coding (2nd Semester)
Jan. 19 to May 19, 2016
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6 to 9 p.m.
On campus, H-building, Room H-114

Please note, this is a 2 semester program. Registration for (2nd Semester) is restricted for cohort students who have completed (1st Semester) 

Tuition: $1,899* fee is for both first and second semester courses (Textbooks not included). 
Tuition must be paid in full by the end of the (1st Semester) course
* = Additional college registration and technology fees may apply. 

Textbooks may be purchased at the Triton College Bookstore.

Upcoming CBCS Certification Dates
May 21, 2016
9 a.m. to noon
On campus, M-building, Room M-142I

To register for a future exam, please visit

For more information, please call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3500, or email us.


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