Medical Billing and Coding

A Certified Billing and Coding Specialist's (CBCS) main focus is on converting a medical procedure, diagnosis, or symptom into specific codes for submitting a claim for reimbursement. As a CBCS, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Accurately locate documentation in the patient record to support coding and billing process

  • Accurately assign codes for diagnoses and procedures

  • Submit claims for reimbursement based on payer policies and procedures

  • Coach providers on the best documentation practices to support quality coding and optimal reimbursement

Benefits to obtaining a Billing and Coding Certification may include: more job opportunities, an increased pay scale, and increased subject matter expertise.

Program Accredited by: National Health Career Association, http://www.nhanow.com/home.aspx
  
Entry Requirements:  High School Diploma or High School Equivalency.
 
Full Program Tuition:  $2870
(Does not include textbooks or state exams fees.)
                       
Courses
 
Anatomy & Physiology: Examine the anatomical structure, the physiology and organization of the human body. $395
 
Medical Terminology: Develop knowledge and understanding of the language used in all aspects of medicine. Master the basic word structure of medical terms. $395
 
Medical Records Analysis: Become familiar with the organization of patients’ medical records. Learn the use of different forms and reports used in documenting patient progress. $395
 
ICD CM Coding: Focus on The International Classification of Diseases (ICD); includes diagnosis and
procedure codes and introduction to ICD-10. $445
 
CPT-4 Coding: Optimize reimbursements by accurately utilizing CPT codes for outpatient procedures.
 
Computer Basics for Medical Billing: Receive an introduction to the basics of Windows and the Internet in preparation for computerized medical billing courses.$115
 
Computerized Medical Billing: Learn computerized procedures essential for effectively managing and billing in today’s medical office. Basic typing and computer skills required. $395
 
CPC Review: This review class will prepare you to take the Certified Professional Coders exam. $425
 
Register Online: Please click here. 
 
Schedule 
 
Medical Billing and Coding Evening

Class

Course Code

Days

Time

Date

Anatomy and Physiology

HCMBS07

M,W

6p-10p

Jun 9 - Jun 25

Medical Terminology

HCMBS02

M,W

6p-10p

Jul 7 - Jul 23

Medical Records and Analysis

HCMBS01

M,W

6p-10p

Jul 30 - Aug 20

ICD CM Coding

HCMBS03

M,W

6p-10p

Aug 25 - Sep 24

CPT-4 Coding

HCMBS04

M,W

6p-10p

Sep 29 - Oct 22

Computer Basics for Medical Billing

HCCTS01

M,W

6p-10p

Oct 27 - Oct 29

Computerized Medical Billing

HCMBS05

M,W

6p-10p

Nov 3 - Nov 19

CPC Review

HCMBS13

M,W

6p-10p

Nov 24 - Dec 15

Medical Billing and Coding Saturday

Class

Course Code

Days

Time

Date

Anatomy and Physiology

HCMBS07

Sat

930a-530p

Feb 8-Feb 22

Medical Terminology

HCMBS02

Sat

930a-530p

Mar 1-Mar 15

Medical Records and Analysis

HCMBS01

Sat

930a-530p

Mar 22-Apr 5

ICD CM Coding

HCMBS03

Sat

930a-530p

Apr 12-May17

CPT-4 Coding

HCMBS04

Sat

930a-530p

May 24-Jun14

Computer Basics for Medical Billing

HCCTS01

Sat

930a-530p

June 21

Computerized Medical Billing

HCMBS05

Sat

930a-530p

Jun 28-Jul 12

CPC Review

HCMBS13

Sat

930a-530p

Jul 19-Aug 9


 
“My experience with MEC was very positive, and the teaching staff and administrative services were top notch. The training I received in Medical Coding and Billing was excellent! I will definitely return to MEC for further training. Thank you so much!” — India Chambers
 
“I finished the course, took the CCS exam, and passed. I am now a Certified Coding Specialist. This course changed my life. I was hired for a better position, at a better rate of pay, in a better working atmosphere...Medgar Evers College changes lives. I know. It changed mine.” — Shirley Beyah, Certified Coding Specialist


For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.