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Medical Billing & Coding Fundamentals course information and purchase details


Medical Billing & Coding Fundamentals

Course details

In this healthcare-focused course, you'll learn the important role billing and coding plays in ensuring patients have a positive experience and providers are reimbursed. Find out how to properly prepare claims and troubleshoot denials. Walk out with better understanding of the fundamentals needed to be successful in this highly regulated field.

Learn how to:

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    Use real-world medical and healthcare revenue terms

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    Accurately identify reimbursable services and treatments

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    Assign diagnosis and procedure codes based on clinical documentation

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    Identify payer policies and the party responsible for payment

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    Prepare medical claim forms and process electronic transactions

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    Appeal medical claim denials

Explore in-demand skills in areas like:

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    Interpretation of medical benefits

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    Assigning codes for procedures and diagnosis

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    Establishing financial responsibility

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    Billing claim analysis

Account creation and payment details

Medical Billing & Coding Fundamentals

    This noncredit course:

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    Self-paced, 100% online
  • Course format
    4 Job-ready skills
  • Course format
    No books or materials needed
  • Estimated learning time
    Finish course in approx. 30 hrs
  • Access to course
    Access to course for 1 year
  • Access to course
    Certificate of Completion

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Medical Billing & Coding Fundamentals

What's included

Course outline:

  • Course Overview
    • Getting Started
    • Welcome to Medical Billing and Coding
  • Module 1: Interpretation of Benefits Coverage
    • Module 1: Welcome and Overview
    • Module 1: Quick Clips
    • Module 1: Key Concepts/Big Ideas
    • Module 1: Important Terms and Concepts
    • Module 1: Comprehension Check
    • Module 1: Situated Real-World Practice
    • Module 1: Summative Assessment
    • Module 1: Resources
  • Module 2: Understanding the Medical Language
    • Module 2: Welcome and Overview
    • Module 2: Quick Clips
    • Module 2: Key Concepts/Big Ideas
    • Module 2: Important Terms and Concepts
    • Module 2: Comprehension Check
    • Module 2: Situated Real-World Practice
  • Module 3: Assigning Medical Codes
    • Module 3: Welcome and Overview
    • Module 3: Quick Clips
    • Module 3: Key Concepts/Big Ideas
    • Module 3: Important Terms and Concepts
    • Module 3: Comprehension Check
    • Module 3: Situated Real-World Practice
    • Module 3: Summative Assessment
    • Module 3: Resources
  • Module 4: Establishing Financial Responsibility
    • Module 4: Welcome and Overview
    • Module 4: Quick Clips
    • Module 4: Key Concepts/Big Ideas
    • Module 4: Important Terms and Concepts
    • Module 4: Comprehension Check
    • Module 4: Situated Real-World Practice
    • Module 4: Summative Assessment
    • Module 4: Resources
  • Module 5: Claims and Collection Management
    • Module 5: Welcome and Overview
    • Module 5: Quick Clips
    • Module 5: Key Concepts/Big Ideas
    • Module 5: Important Terms and Concepts
    • Module 5: Comprehension Check
    • Module 5: Situated Real-World Practice
    • Module 5: Summative Assessment
    • Module 5: Resources
  • Conclusion
    • Conclusion

Tools and worksheets you can use right away:

  • Abbreviation/Acronym Cheat Sheet

    A PDF that includes a handy list of common abbreviations and acronyms used in medical billing and coding.

  • Dos and Don’ts of Medical Billing and Coding

    A PDF that includes some helpful tips about what to do and what not to do in relation to medical billing and coding.

  • Medical Billing and Coding Tip Sheet

    A PDF that includes quick steps for ICD-10 and CPT coding, as well as a list of some commonly used codes.

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Skills you'll gain with this course:

  • Interpretation of medical benefits

    Interpret benefits coverage of a given situation.

  • Assigning codes for procedures and diagnosis

    Appropriately assign codes to given medical procedures and diagnoses.

  • Establishing financial responsibility

    Establish financial responsibility and collect payment, given a medical situation.

  • Billing claim analysis

    Analyze claims for payment and collections.