This program offers valuable training in legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to the field, including HIPAA compliance and third-party guidelines for filing insurance claims. You will gain hands-on, practical experience in medical billing and coding and work with the main coding manuals: ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS Level II. You will also learn how to code diagnoses, services, and procedures for all systems of the body.
Medical Terminology is the language of medicine. You will study word parts and the structures and functions of the human body. You will also learn about the disorders and medical procedures common to each body system, including musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, integumentary, genitourinary, lymphatic, and immune.
Upon completion of this program, you’ll be well prepared to find your place in this rewarding healthcare career. You will also be able to sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the registration fee for this exam is included with this program. This program will also prepare you to sit for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam.
This program is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive twelve (12) months to complete this program.