Medical Billing and Coding
Medical Billing and Coding
A medical biller is responsible for submitting medical claims to insurance companies and payers such as Medicare and Medicaid. It is a position that is critical for the financial cycle of all health care providers, from single-provider practices through large medical centers. This is a entirely online course. Students will be provided books and study materials. The national accrediting exam is also included in the course through the NCCT, AMCA or the NHA per the students choice.
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Begin a New Career as a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist?
Take the first step toward a career in the fast-growing health care field of Medical Billing and Coding with Phlebotomy Career Training Through our affordable Medical Billing and Coding online program, you can earn your career certification as you prepare for your national certification exam in as little as 6 months, learning in the comfort of your own home, or on the go.
5 reasons to choose a career? in Medical Billing and Coding
#1. Electronic health records are the future of the healthcare world, and medical biller and coders have the knowledge to navigate this vast field
#2. Medical billers are always in demand. A competent nationally certified medical biller is worth their weight in gold to the physicians whom they work with.
#3. Work as your own boss from home. Medical Billers also can work independently from their home billing for multiply physicians. Physicians put their trust in certified medical billers because they know that they will get the job done.
#4.Growing in a diversified healthcare field is important as the medical biller can achieve continuing education credits after graduation
$5. Medical billers are always networking. The opportunities are endless in being able to meet people in the field and expand your horizons.
#6. Work in any state. Medical billers can work anywhere in the U.S. This means that the medical biller can also pick up physician contracts out of their state, while at the same time work locally.
#7. Virtual medical billing assistant is now becoming common place. As a medical billing and coder, you will be able to video conference with your contracted physicians across the country.
What will I learn in the medical billing and coding course?
Job Duties for Medical Biller
Obtaining referrals and pre-authorizations as required for procedures.
Checking eligibility and benefits verification for treatments, hospitalizations, and procedures.
Reviewing patient bills for accuracy and completeness, and obtaining any missing information.
Preparing, reviewing, and transmitting claims using billing software, including electronic and paper claim processing.
Following up on unpaid claims within standard billing cycle timeframe.
Checking each insurance payment for accuracy and compliance with contract discount.
Calling insurance companies regarding any discrepancy in payments if necessary
Identifying and billing secondary or tertiary insurances.
Reviewing accounts for insurance of patient follow-up.
Researching and appealing denied claims.
Answering all patient or insurance telephone inquiries pertaining to assigned accounts.
Setting up patient payment plans and work collection accounts.
Updating billing software with rate changes.
Updating cash spreadsheets, and running collection reports.
no prior health care experience is required. Students must be 18 years or older.
- ICD 10 2019
- CPT 2019
- HCPCS Level II 2019
- Accredited National Exam for Medical Billing and Coding
- Medical Billing and Coding certification
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