Medical BillingMedical Billers are responsible for making sure patients are billed correctly.
This involves interaction with patients, government agencies and insurance companies. Medical billers need to know how to read a medical invoice, understand some medical coding language and have strong human relations skills. This is a good job for someone who wants to balance interaction with people and analyzing invoices and data.
Prerequisite: Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
Medical Billing Courses
AHC 360 - HIPPA Training
Participate in an overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Title II Administrative Simplification (HIPAA-AS). Topics include privacy, confidentiality, security, patient rights, covered entities, business associates, protected health information (PHI), and penalties. No textbook required.
AHC 371 - Basic Computerized Medical Billing
Gain a fundamental knowledge of how to use medical billing software. Topics include how to enter patient demographics, charges, payments and reports using ProtoMed software. Prerequisite: Medical Billing. Textbook not required. Handouts are provided on Blackboard.
AHL 797 - Medical Billing
Gain a fundamental knowledge of medical insurance billing, claims processing, major insurance carriers, managed care, medical accounts receivable management and the basic of coding. Textbook can be purchased at the CCBC Bookstore. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology for Health Occupations.
AHL 798 - Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training
Learn the fundamentals of Electronic Health Records (EHR) and prepare for national certification as a Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (EHRS). Textbook can be purchased at the CCBC Bookstore. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology for Health Occupations.