Medical Billing and Coding

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Medical Coding Specialist – Virtual/On-campus
M – Th 8:30 – 12:30  |  Aug 3, 2020 Dec 9, 2020
Required Orientation: July 8th 5-7 pm in CE 201 or Online

Medical Coding Specialist- Online  |  Aug 5, 2020 Dec 10, 2020
Required Orientation: July 8th 5-7 pm in CE 201 or Online

Medical Billing Spec.- HYBRID (Selected Thursdays Virtual or On-campus 6-9 pm)
Aug 13, 2020 Dec 10, 2020

The Medical Billing Specialist program
covers a brief introduction to coding manuals. It will present an in-depth study of healthcare claims and billing collections procedures. Upon successful completion, the student will be prepared for the American Academy of Professional Coders – Certified Professional Biller (CPB) national examination.

The Coding Specialist program
has been designed to meet the health care industry’s growing need for professionals with medical coding skills. The class includes modules of Basic Coding, Introduction to Reimbursement, Advanced Medical Coding, and preparation for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) examination.

For more information and to register,
Please contact the Contintuing Education Office at
910.938.6294 or coned@coastal carolina.edu


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Medical Coding Specialist
Virtual/On campus, or Online
This program has been designed to meet the health care industry’s growing need for
professionals with medical coding skills. The class includes modules of Basic Coding,
Introduction to Reimbursement, Advanced Medical Coding, and preparation for the
American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) examination. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology within four years.


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Medical Billing Specialist (Hybrid)
This program will cover a brief introduction to coding manuals. It will present an in-depth study of healthcare claims and billing collections procedures, various types of insurance carriers, medical necessity, insurance denials and the appeals process. The course provides the most up-to-date information to ensure the correct procedure for billing insurance claims for physician services. Upon successful completion, the student will
be prepared for the American Academy of Professional Coders – Certified Professional Biller (CPB) national examination. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology and Medical Coding Specialist or an AA in Medical Office Administration. Strong computer skills are most beneficial. 180 hours.