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Medical Insurance Billing & Coding Online Courses & Training Programs

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The number of health insurance customers and people using health care services today is greater than ever as the aging population increases and more individuals have access to health insurance programs. As a result, there is a greater need for trained Medical Billers and Coders to organize and manage health care information data.

The Medical Insurance Biller and Coder program at North-West College teaches the skills you need to become a Medical Biller and begin coding and working with medical records and similar documents used in the health care and medical insurance industries.

This program gives students greater flexibility than traditional classroom learning, by allowing you to attend classes Online from anywhere you can connect to the Internet.

This program offers the same level of education and training provided in a traditional on campus program with the added convenience and flexibility to study and attend classes online from anywhere via the Internet.

Medical Insurance Billing & Coding Online Courses & Training Programs
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Online Medical Billing & Coding Course Material

The Online Medical Billing and Coding at North-West College is designed to provide you with a comprehensive working knowledge of all phases of medical insurance, consisting of billing, pre-authorization follow-up techniques, posting insurance payments and more.

The program is divided into eight class course modules, including a hands-on clinical externship where you will have the opportunity to get experience applying the skills you learn in the classroom in an actual health care practice setting.

Courses for this program include:

  • Seminar for Success - Orientation and success building course for Career Review of basic math, language, vocabulary, and writing skills. Introduction to core career classes, availability of community resources, outlining, summarizing, managing credit, and other life skills
  • Medical Financial Procedures - Medical Terminology, Transcribing, Payroll, Banking, Bank Reconciliation, Bookkeeping, Day Sheets, Accounts Payable – Invoices, Accounts Receivable, Reproductive, Endocrine, Excretory, Special Senses, and Respiratory
  • Secretarial- Medical Terminology, Correspondence, Memos, Filing and Maintaining Medical Records, Mail Handling, Accounts Receivable, Collections, Processing Patients, Medical and Legal Issues, Medical Ethics, Nervous and Digestive
  • Insurance I- Medical & Extensive Insurance Terminology, CPT Coding, HCPCS, ICD-9 CM Coding, Processing Insurance Forms: Private Insurance, Medicare, Medi-Cal, Medi/Medi, Electronic Billing, Body Structure, Muscular and Skeletal
  • Insurance II- Insurance Terminology, CPT Coding, ICD-9 CM Coding, Insurance Billing (CMA- 1500) for Private Insurance, Medicare, Medi-Cal, SDI, and Worker’s Compensation, Insurance Verification
  • Communications/Insurance III- Insurance Contracts, Review of Verification of Patient’s Benefits, Insurance Plan Provisions, Facility Billing, Coordination of Benefits, Types of Adjustments, Overview of Dental Terminology and Dental Claims, Medical & Insurance Terminology, Résumés, Employment Applications, & Mock Interviews Rapport with Fellow Team Members, Courtesy & Respect, Professional Conduct, Guidance in Professional Appearance & Building Self-Esteem. Doctor a n d Medical Specialties, CPT Coding, ICD-9 CM Coding, and an overview of Health Claims Examining, Lymphatic, Cardiovascular, & Integumentary
  • Computers- Introduction to Computers, Word, Medi-Soft, processing Electronic Insurance Claims, Creating Professional Quality Résumés
  • Career Seminar- Internship Workshop, Career Readiness Workshops, New Student Orientation, and CPR
  • Clinical Internship- Internship to apply the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom in an actual practice

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