Medical Billing and Coding

HLTCE 1001, Course Code: 8265

This combined 80-hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to file claims using the proper manual, complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers CPT (introduction, guidelines, evaluation and management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-10 (introduction and guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements. You will learn how to find the service and codes using CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS manuals. After obtaining the practical work experience (six months to two years), students who successfully complete this course will be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) - Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or COC Apprentice); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Certification Exams. This course does not include an externship. Registration ends one week prior to start of course.

Course Fee:
$1,499.00, includes text

# of Sessions:


3/1/10 to 5/26/10, excluding 3/22/10, 3/24/10

Monday, Wednesday from 6:00PM to 9:30PM

Instructional Commons Building, Room 2806
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761

Contact Us

Continuing Education
Heartland Community College
Workforce Development Center, Suite 2400
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8160
TDD: 309-268-8030
Fax: 309-268-7882

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