Dates: July 13, 2020 – September 28, 2020
This course thoroughly prepares students to code patients’ medical records correctly and optimize reimbursement for a full range of medical services. Students are introduced to several techniques for finding and applying the correct codes in today’s standard coding systems. Topics covered include Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), International Classification of Diseases Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), insurance form preparation, Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers’ Compensation, No-Fault, HMO’s, diagnosis-related groups, peer review organizations, and ambulatory patient groups. Upon completion of the course, students will be eligible to sit for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam.
The cost of the course includes the textbook and NHA CBCS Study Guide.
Meet Your Instructor
Veronica Hodges, MA, CPC, CPMA, AAPC Approved Instructor is a Medical Billing and Coding Instructor with 10 plus years of experience teaching medical administrative courses. She also works as a remote coding auditor and physician educator. Veronica is a former practice manager. Veronica has conducted numerous E/M coding training courses for providers along with several coding courses for prospective coders. She has a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management from Lander University and a Masters of Arts in Health Services Management. She is credentialed through the American Academy of Professional Coders as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and a Certified Professional Coder – Instructor (CPC -I).
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