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Medical Billing Specialist

10 Months - Diploma
Medical Billing Specialist School in Erie Pennsylvania

Program Overview

This Medical Billing Specialist program provides the student with training necessary to work with physicians and other medical personnel in an administrative setting. The focus of the program will be on administrative skills such as patient scheduling, telephone techniques, and medical records. The program also focuses on the insurance and billing aspects of the front office. Students are also introduced to medical coding. The program concludes with an externship to a local medical facility to provide hands-on working experience in the medical office. The program is designed for the student with little or no prior experience in the field.


Certification

Insurance and Coding Specialist (ICS)

Medical Billing Specialist students will be given the opportunity to sit for the Insurance and Coding Specialist (ICS) exam held at the school during their last few weeks of externship.

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

Graduates are also qualified to sit for Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certification exams offered by NHA.
National Healthcare Association

Note: Students are not qualified to sit for the Coding certification without further education or experience.

Course Summary

  • Medical Administrative Skills
  • Medical Terminology and Anatomy I
  • Business Communication
  • Math for Healthcare
  • Insurance Billing and Procedures I
  • Medical Terminology and Anatomy II
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Medical Coding and Reimbursement I
  • Medical Reports
  • Career Development
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Insurance Certification Review
  • Medical Billing Externship
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