BASIC & ADVANCED MEDICAL BILLING & CODING COURSE

Code: W21-317
Price: $1,100.00
Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology
Instructor: Professor Karmle L. Conrad, MHA, CPC, CCMA, RPT. Board Certified professional coder, CPC, with the American Academy of Professional Coders, AAPC.
Day/Time: MONDAY & WEDNESDAYS, 6:00-9:00PM
Start Date: 2/1/21-5/21/21
Fees: $1,100
Number of Class Meetings: 28 Sessions
 BASIC & ADVANCED MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING - This course prepares students for the position of medical billing and coding in doctor's offices, clinics, hospitals, all healthcare billing and coding businesses, and insurance companies.
The course covers the necessary introductory skills in order to begin collecting, processing, and disseminating medical information and providing coding for billing as required by the health care industry.  Your will learn about 
the 3 major code-sets:  ICD-10-CM, and CPT, and HCPS:  what they are for, how to use them and when to use them.  No codes need to be memorized.  After this course, you will be ready to take the certification exam prep 
course for the AAPC's certified professional coder status, CPC.

Current-year code books must be purchased.


REQUIRED TEXTBOOK(s)

Buck, Carol J. (2020) 2020 Step-by-step Medical Coding, Elsevier.

Buck, Carol J. (2020) 2020 Step-by-Step Medical Coding, Workbook, Elsevier.


REQUIRED CODING BOOKS:

Buck, Carol J. 2020 ICD-10-CM for PHYSICIANS, Elsevier.

AMA, CPT 2020 Professional, AMA.

Buck, Carol J. 2020 HCPCS Level II, Elsevier.

These books are available on Amazon.com

You may contact Prof. Conrad with any questions and concerns at:  kconrad@ae.uppercapetech.org.

Instructor:  Karmle L. Conrad, MHA, CPC, CCMA, RPT. Professor Conrad is a board-certified professioal
coder, CPC, with the American Academy of Professional Coders, AAPC.



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