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Medical Billing and Coding - Classroom (2 Semester Program)

HIT E29 - Medical Billing and Coding
Course Description: Designed for health care professionals, billing professionals, people interested in the business aspect of health care, and office managers. An overview of coding and reimbursement systems and code sets. Topics to be covered include: Introduction to Medical Terminology; Overview of Coding and Reimbursement Systems; Computerized Health and Data Statistics; Computerized Medical Billing and Scheduling in Physician Offices; and Legal and Qualitative Aspects of Health Information.

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. This class does not lead to an AAPC certification.

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.

Summer 2014
NO COURSE OFFERINGS

Fall 2014
TBA

Topics to be introduced include an overview of:
   • 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

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For more information or to register, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3500.
Payment is due at time of registration.
Please note: Course tuition does not include textbooks, these may be purchased at the Triton College Bookstore. Additional college registration and technology fees may apply.

NHA CERTIFICATION EXAM
Medical Billing & Coding
Date: Monday, June 2, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: M-133

Medical Billing & Coding
Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: M-133

Medical Billing & Coding
Date: Friday, December 19, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: M-133

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