Prerequisite: Ability to read and understand English. Basic computer skills. Internet access during class hours. Description: Become an essential anchor for a medical practice and get a competitive edge in the job market by attending the updated Medical Billing & Collections Certificate Program (MBCCP). Learn medical billing & collections firsthand from Kris Patterson, an instructor with over 30 years of experience in the medical billing industry. An introduction to CPT®, ICD, HCPS coding and medical terminology. Become familiar with medical office operations, office policy, procedures, and processing of individual office forms. Learn how to bill Medicare Medicaid, TRICARE, CHAMPVA, Concierge Medicine, Workers' Compensation & Personal Injury, PPO, HMO, EPO, IPA, and a host of other payers. Develop an understanding of the components of the revenue cycle from the patient intake process to the completion & submission of the medical claim. Introduction to managed care plan concepts and how to analyze and solve difficult billing problems, including rejected and denied claim management. Critical thinking exercises to learn how to automate the billing process using cloud-based software. Set-up a mock medical practice and post charges, payments, and adjustments from patients and insurance companies. Learn about HIPAA mandates and rules for maintaining the privacy and security of medical claims information. Students will be notified with access to the online class prior to orientation. Details on the purchase materials will be covered at the orientation. There is a $275 material fee payable to the instructor at orientation via PayPal
. Upon successful completion of all classes students will receive a Certificate of Completion. Upon completing the MBCCP, students will receive a certificate from the college and be added to the instructor's database for potential job leads.
MANDATORY ONLINE ORIENTATION