Medical Billing and Coding - Classroom (Three-Class Program)

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) or the CCA (Certified Coding Associate) through AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association).

Educational Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent

Key areas and topics include:

  • Fundamentals of Health Information Technology
  • Clinical Classification Systems
  • Practice Management Program 
  • CPT Coding
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • ICD-10-CM Coding for Physicians 
  • Billing in Physician Offices
  • Clinical Reimbursement Methodologies
  • Legal and Qualitative Aspects of Health Information
  • Management of Health Information

Fall 2018/Spring 2019
Medical Billing and Coding I
August 20 to November 5, 2018
Monday & Wednesday 
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
H Building, Room H-114

Medical Billing and Coding I
August 21 to November 6, 2018
Tuesday & Thursday 
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
H Building, Room H-114

Medical Billing and Coding II - HIT E31 202
November 7, 2018 to February 11, 2019
Monday & Wednesday 
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
H Building, Room H-114

Medical Billing and Coding II - HIT E31 201
November 8, 2018 to February 12, 2019
Tuesday & Thursday 
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
H Building, Room H-114

Computer Insurance Billing - HIT E32 202
February 13 to May 8, 2019
Monday & Wednesday 
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
H Building, Room H-114

Computer Insurance Billing - HIT E32 201
February 14 to May 9, 2019
Monday & Wednesday 
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
H Building, Room H-114

Please note this is a three-class program.

Tuition: $1,899* fee for all 3 classes (Textbooks not included).
* = Additional college registration and technology fees may apply. 

Textbooks may be purchased at the Triton College Bookstore.

Upcoming CBCS Certification Dates

No certifications scheduled at this time.

 
AHIMA Exam must be taken off campus at a Pearson VUE Test Centers

To register for a future exam, please visit www.nhanow.com..

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