Online Medical Billing & Coding Certification

Location: Online Instructor: Nancy Kimmel, PhD, CNP

Online Medical Billing & Coding Certification

$650.00

This course Includes national exam for Medical Billing through either the AMCA, NCCT or NHA at no extra charge. Three brand-new 2020  books are also included in the tuition.

Online Medical Billing & Coding Certification

Total
$650.00

Online Medical Billing and Coding Course & Certification Overview

Are you looking to add to your career in the medical field?  The Medical Billing and Coding training program is for those who are seeking employment in the health information management field. Students will gain an understanding of the important link between the provisions of healthcare and reimbursement for services. The multi-step billing process and medical coding procedures are the foundation of the program.  If you are interested in getting into healthcare without spending years in school, this course may be the perfect fit for you.

The 100% online course curriculum includes healthcare law and ethics, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and the various software programs commonly used in the medical field. Students will use their books to learn and resource on how to appropriately bill and code in the medical world. Students will prepare for employment in hospitals, physician offices, billing facilities, and other related businesses.

Upon course completion, students will need to pass the online certification exam to receive their Medical Billing and Coding Certification. Our online classes offer national accrediting exams which allow students to work anywhere in the U.S. and Canada.

Student Experience While Taking Our Online Medical Billing and Coding Class

The online Medical Billing and Coding Training is designed to work with your schedule. Courses are self-paced and accessible 24/7. The modules are also mobile-friendly. The curriculum can be completed in as little as 4 weeks, but you will have as long as 6 months to complete the course from the time of enrollment. 

Upon enrollment, students will be assigned an instructor who will send them a welcome email within 24-48 hours. Your assigned instructor will help you with any questions you may have while taking the course.

Online Medical Billing and Coding Class Prerequisites

A high school diploma or equivalent GED is recommended to enroll in the Online Medical Billing and Coding Course.

Online Medical Billing and Coding Class Curriculum (Modules & Exams)

The Medical Billing and Coding Training includes 300  hours of course content and covers over 15 individual course topics including:

  • Principles of Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Terminology
  • Healthcare Law 
  • HIPAA
  • Healthcare services
  • Billing and reimbursement
  • Diagnostic and procedural coding
  • Record keeping and documentation
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Basic principles of anatomy and physiology
  • Disease process
  • Therapeutic communication
  • Hazardous materials management
  • Patient assessment

Students will need to pass a Medical Billing and Coding Certification Exam after completing the course to receive their certification. Phlebotomy Career Training’s Medical Billing and Coding program is recognized by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) as well as the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) and the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). All Medical Billing and Coding students receive one complimentary voucher to take the NHA, AMCA, or NCCT National Medical Billing and Coding Certification Exam. To be able to use the voucher students must schedule their exam at least 6 weeks prior to the expiration of their course.  

Students should always check with their state department for their licensing or certification requirements. Some states may require additional training or examination before becoming qualified to work in that state.

Medical Billing and Coding Internship Requirements

Phlebotomy Career Training’s Medical Billing and Coding program does not require any internship requirements. Students can focus on studying and completing their courses online.

About Phlebotomy Career Training

Phlebotomy Career Training (PCT) has been educating students and professionals throughout the U.S. with online and in-person programs for over 14 years. PCT is an accredited organization that offers nationally-recognized certification programs.

PCT understands the adult student’s need for quality education, a hands-on learning atmosphere, and a fast-track career path. Students can expect professional educators and quality instruction throughout their course. 95% of our graduates have found employment opportunities in their field!

Medical Billing and Coding Class Instructors

Each student will be assigned a designated instructor upon enrollment. Our world-class, qualified instructors have years of teaching and field experience. Our instructors consist of Family Nurse Practitioners, RNs, Doctors, and other qualified medical professionals. 

Your instructor will personally reach out to you within 24-48 hours and will be available to answer any questions throughout the program.

What’s Included With Our Online Medical Billing and Coding Class

The course includes the following:

  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Complimentary 6-month voucher for the National Medical Billing and Coding Certification Exam through the NHA, AMCA, or NCCT
  • 3 Medical Billing and Coding books – CPT, ICD, and HCPCS Books in Used but Good Condition
  • Access to additional resources and materials
  • Access to instructors via phone and email.
  • Available tutoring sessions via Zoom at an affordable price from experienced medical professionals, LPNs, RNs, and Doctors.

Medical Billing and Coding Employment Opportunities

Medical Billing and Coding is a growing career field with great prospects. If you are looking for a career path with ample employment opportunities, competitive pay, benefits, and job satisfaction, Medical Billing and Coding may be a great fit for you. 95% of our students were able to find employment upon graduation.

FAQs About Our Online Medical Billing and Coding Class

Do the online courses require an in-person test?

There are multiple national certification exams that PCT graduates may take. We offer one complimentary attempt at the National Medical Billing and Coding Certification Exam through the PTCB or the NHA. These examinations can be administered both online or in-person depending on the organization and local requirements.

How does the internship/ externship work?

As part of the Medical Billing and Coding Certification Program, students are not required to complete an internship.

Is Phlebotomy Career Training accredited?

Yes, PCT is accredited through The National Center for Competency Testing. In addition, the following organizations also certify PCT’s courses:

Is Medical Billing and Coding a good stepping stone into other medical careers?

Medical Billing and Coding is a great way to get into healthcare without any prior experience in the field. And there are many advancement opportunities for Medical Billing and Coding technicians once they get their foot in the door. The Medical Billing and Coding training is also a great learning opportunity for those that are looking to apply to medical school or nursing programs.

Is the Medical Billing and Coding Certification valid nationwide?

Yes, Medical Billing and Coding Certification from PCT is valid in the United States and Canada.

Students should always check with their state department for their licensing or certification requirements. Some states may require additional training or examination before becoming qualified to work in that state.

No prior experience is necessary, but is helpful to further understand the material.

What's Included

  • CPT 2020 (Current Procedural Terminology (Professional Edition)) in good condition
  • ICD-10-CM Complete Code Set 2020 Edition in good condition
  • HCPCS Level II 2020 Edition in good condition
  • National Medical Billing and Coding Exam through the AMCA, NCCT or the NHA

About Your Instructor
Nancy Kimmel, PhD, CNP

Professor Kimmel, director of the school, has complied all her years of experience as a university professor to build courses with a curriculum designed to graduate proficient and competent students in their prospective medical career choice.