Medical Coding teaches students the medical codes needed to document medical procedures and submit those codes for billing.
Required Class Order
Classes are required to be taken in the following order:
- Medical Office Assistant
- Medical Terminology
- Healthcare Billing and Coding
- CPC Exam Prep
The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Funds Scholarship is available for this program.
This course is designed to provide training in the skills required for medical front office staff as well as give the student an understanding of billing and reimbursement procedures in the medical office through the use of CPT, ICD10 and HCPCS manuals. Topics covered include preparation of medical records, health insurance and financial records of patients, clinical procedures used in a medical office, preparation of medical reports, and handling front office operations. This class will be an online class, but the class will meet on campus on the first night.
High School Diploma or GED and student must be able to use a keyboard.
Diploma must be turned in to Donna Davis at least one week prior to class start date.
$180 registration fee plus a $5 technology fee for a total of $185. A textbook will be required.
After you click the "Register" link, enter “Medical Office Assistant” in the Search for (Key Word) field to view all classes available.
This class will be offered online and will meet virtually.
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This 120-hour study of the professional medical language is directed towards the lay person as well as those already working in a medical setting. The first night of class will be on campus and the remainder will be online. High school diploma or GED required at registration. Text required.
Students must have taken Medical Office Assistant prior to taking Medical Terminology.
Registration cost: $180
The Cuyler A. Dunbar (CAD) is located on the main CVCC campus.
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Healthcare Billing and Coding (CPT and ICD Coding)
This course prepares an individual for entry level healthcare billing and coding positions. Course topics can include but are not limited to the roles and responsibilities of this position, managed health care, life cycle of an insurance claim, legal and regulatory considerations, coding regulations, reimbursement issues, claim instructions, medical terminology, filing commercial claims, insurance plans, Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, and Workers' Compensation. Upon completion, students should also be able to utilize MS Windows and the internet to effectively retrieve billing-related information and updates. This program is online, but will meet six nights during the course of the program.
Students must have taken Medical Office Assistant and Medical Terminology prior to taking Healthcare Billing and Coding. Students must have access to ICD-10 and CPT coding books. Text required.
$180 registration fee plus a $5 technology fee for a total of $185. A Cengage textbook code and coding books will be required.
After you click the "Register" link, enter “Healthcare Billing and Coding” in the Search for (Key Word) field to view all classes available.
Meeting Dates: September 28, October 5, October 12, December 7, and December 15, 2021
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CPC Exam Prep
For the experienced student and for students meeting the prerequisites of Medical Terminology and Healthcare Billing and Coding - this class will prepare you to take the examination to be a certified coder. Student are required to have ICD-10 and CPT coding books. HCPCS is strongly suggested.
Students must have taken Medical Office Assistant, Medical Terminology, and Healthcare Billing and Coding prior to taking CPC Exam Prep.
$180 registration plus textbooks.
Meeting Dates: May 18, May 25, and August 24, 2021
Meeting Dates: March 8, March 15, and June 14, 2022
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|Mar 8-July 1, 2022||CAD 114 and online||Tue||6:00 PM-8:00 PM||Register|
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