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Medical Billing & Coding

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NEXT SESSION:  JANUARY 19, 2022    *VIRTUAL COURSE*

*This course will be offered virtually. This means that there are scheduled class meeting times for students to utilize Zoom and access live instruction online*

This comprehensive 90-hour program will introduce students to ICD-10 guidelines, basic claims processes for medical insurance and third-party reimbursements, and specialty fields such as surgery, radiology, and laboratory. Students will become familiar with user manuals (CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS) and learn how to match services and codes. Students will also learn to solve insurance billing problems, manually file claims, complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims, and streamline billing procedures.

COURSE SCHEDULE

Spring 2022 Schedule:

CSA 539-E1   |   Option 1: January 19 - April 14, 2022   |   Tuesdays and Thursdays   |   6:00 - 9:30 pm

CSA 539-E2   |   Option 2: January 25 - April 25, 2022   |   Mondays and Wednesdays   |   6:00 - 9:30 pm

TUITION: $1,200

Tuition for this program is funded by the Department of Higher Education through the TRAIN Grant. Only 30 seats are available.

BOOKS

 Course Name  Book Title  Author  Edition  ISBN
MBC (CSA 539-E1) Medical Terminology Get Connected Suzanne S. Frucht   0134989457
MBC (CSA 539-E1) ICD-10-CM Expert 2021 for Providers & Facilities AAPC   9781635277371
MBC (CSA 539-E1) CPT Professional 2021 (CPT / Current Procedural Terminology AMA 9781640160491
MBC (CSA 539-E1) Buck's Step-by-Step Medical Coding Text Carol J Buck   9780323709262
MBC (CSA 539-E1) Buck's Step-by-Step Medical Coding Workbook Carol J Buck   9780323709279
MBC (CSA 539-E1) HCPCS Level II Expert 2021 AAPC   9781635277364

PREREQUISITES

High School Diploma or GED/HiSET

CERTIFICATION

This course will prepare students for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)  - Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC) or Certified Outpatient Coder Exam (COC); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam. 

REGISTRATION

Click here to register. This is a non-credit course and runs subject to enrollment.

If you are a non-native English speaker, please schedule yourself for an English assessment here: Schedule English Assessment

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Registration closes one week prior to the start of class. 

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CONTACT INFO

If you have additional questions, please contact us at cwd@rcc.mass.edu