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Medical Office Billing and Coding

Program Description:

The Medical Office Billing and Coding is a hybrid program that provides online and face-to-face instruction.  The program will prepare students to work in a medical office setting and provide the skills and knowledge necessary for a more advanced medical records career. This program consist of four courses and will prepare one for the CPC Certification.

Required Courses and Descriptions:

Medical Terminology- 48 Hours

Online Medical Terminology class will include the study and practical application of a medical vocabulary system.  This course will also cover essential anatomy to give the student a better understanding of the terminology they are learning.  It will include body systems, structure, recognition, analysis, definition, spelling, pronunciation, and medical terms from prefixes, suffixes, roots and combining forms.   Prerequisites: HS diploma/GED transcript.   TEXTBOOK REQUIRED. (This course is used for both Medical Office Billing and Coding and Clinical Medical Assistant)

Medical Insurance - 48 Hours

Survey of medical insurance including the life cycle of various claim forms, terminology, patient relations, and legal and ethical issues.  Must enroll concurrently in CEMDCA 1013 (Medical Terminology).  Must pass CEMDCA 1013 and CEPOFM 1027 with a grade of 75 to continue in program.  TEXTBOOK REQUIRED.


Medical Administrative Support - 48 Hours

Medical Administrative Support is a hybrid course, online and face-to-face, that will provide training in medical office procedures including appointment scheduling, medical records creation and maintenance, telephone communication, professionalism, coding, billing, collecting, third-party reimbursement, and application of governmental health care guidelines. The program includes a mandatory 4.5 hours of online classwork and a 3-hour, face-to-face class that meets Wednesday evenings. Prerequisites: Must pass CEMDCA 1013 and CEPOFM 1027 with a grade of 75 to enroll.

ICD-10 Medical Coding (Online with ed2go) - 24 Hours

Take your first step toward a lucrative career as a medical coder! In this online, instructor-led course, you'll learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure. This knowledge will help prepare you to work almost anywhere in the medical field—doctors' offices, clinics, public health facilities, hospitals, labs, nursing homes, insurance agencies, or even the comfort of your own home. MANUALS REQUIRED.

You'll need access to both of the main medical coding books we'll use in this course:

  • CPT Manual, Professional Edition (2012, 2013, 2014 or 2015 edition)
  • ICD-10-CM Manual (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, or 2016* edition)

Upcoming Courses:  

Medical Terminology

INTERNET

Course No. Date(s) Time Day Room Instructor
CEMDCA 1013 IN1 08/23/17- 12/06/17 TBA TBA Internet Faculty
Tuition: IN $600.00 OD $620.00 Other Fees: $44.56


Medical Insurance

ALVIN CAMPUS

Course No. Date(s) Time Day Room Instructor
CEPOFM 1027 AC01 08/22/17- 12/05/17 06:00PM - 09:00PM W H131 Faculty
Tuition: IN $500.00 OD $520.00 Other Fees $70.56

Medical Administrative Support -

ALVIN CAMPUS

Course No. Date(s Time Day(s) Room Instructor
CEPOFM 1017 HY01 TBA 06:00PM-08:00PM W H124 Faculty
Tuition: IN $700.00 OD $720.00 Other Fees $99

ICD-10 Medical Coding -

INTERNET

Course No. Date(s) Time Day(s) Room Instructor
CE - ed2go TBA TBA TBA Internet Faculty
Tuition: IN $ OD $ Other Fees $

More information at: 281-756-3787 or hwunsch@alvincollege.edu

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Address: 3110 Mustang Road, Alvin, TX 77511
Telephone: (281) 756-3500
Email: info@alvincollege.edu

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