Classes and Programs

Medical Billing and Coding: Workforce Investment Approved

Date:
March 17, 2014 – May 28, 2014 — Mon, Wed and Sat
Time:
Mon & Wed 6-9:30pm and Sat (4/12 & 5/10) 9am-3pm
Instructor:
Niagara University in Partnership with Condensed Curriculum International
Description:

This combined 80 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-9 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures.  The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-9 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements.  Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS). 

After obtaining the practical work experience (6months to 2 years), students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)  - Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Certification Exams. This program is brought to you in cooperation with Condensed Curriculum International, Inc.

For detailed questions please contact our curriculum consultants at 866-233-0498. Please make sure you mention your interest in the Niagara University program.

Cost:
$1,799 — Textbooks included