Medical Billing & Coding Specialist

About the Program

Medical billing and coding professionals play a vital role in today’s healthcare industry. It is how those in the healthcare field keep track of the data and paperwork involved with medical procedures and keep information flowing efficiently between medical service providers and insurance companies.

This class is taught in a hybrid format, incorporating classroom and online learning. See brochure for schedule. Students should expect to spend at least 12 hours of work outside the classroom. Upon completion of the class, students will sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam from AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders). 


Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (HiSET, GED)
  • Anatomy and Medical Terminology
    • successful completion of anatomy and medical terminology courses
    • copy of most recent transcript must be provided at time of registration; unofficial copy is acceptable
    • email transcript to rcasson@iwcc.edu
  • Working knowledge of Windows-based PC and Microsoft Office
  • Access to computer with high-speed internet

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Program to Include

  • Principles of medical billing
  • Understanding health insurance
  • Fundamentals of medical coding
  • Most up-to-date information on CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS coding
  • Evaluation and management review
  • Expertise in reviewing and assigning correct procedure and diagnostic codes
  • Preparation for the AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam I

Cost $3599

Includes book, handouts/resources, AAPC student membership for 1 year and CPC exam. Pre-registration is required and payment is due at time of registration. Registration deadline is one week prior to class start date.