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Medical Billing and Coding Courses

Medical billing and coding courses at ACMC are designed to give students the skills they need for this profession. In the courses, you will learn about billing practices and systems, coding and reimbursement systems, health records maintenance, and healthcare computer applications. Read about some of our Medical Billing and Coding courses so you can discover how our training will get you started on the path to your new career.

Samples Medical Billing and Coding Courses

Medical Insurance Billing I

This course provides the student with a practical approach to gaining expertise in insurance billing and claims management in conjunction with patient record keeping. Legal and ethical issues that impact the billing industry will be explored. The development of the insurance claim is studied in depth. Basic medical and insurance abbreviations will be utilized throughout the course.

Procedural Coding

This course trains the medical coder in the use of current procedural terminology (CPT) codes. Students will apply CPT Coding Principles to surgeries, treatments, and procedures in the areas of evaluation and management, anesthesia, surgery, laboratory, and pathology, radiology, and medicine.

Diagnostic Coding

This course offers extensive coding practice in differential v. principal codes, in principal and secondary diagnoses and correct sequencing. In addition to conditions and diseases, neoplasm, congenital anomalies and E and V codes will be studied. The International Classification of Diseases - 10th Edition - Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) will be used throughout the course.

Medical Terminology I

This course provides the student with a solid foundation that facilitates the understanding of the medical language. Students will utilize basic medical terms that relate to the healthcare professional. They will analyze medical words using root, prefix and suffix construction. Several body systems will also be reviewed in detail.

ICD Medical Coding I

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) is one of the main coding systems used in this profession. In this course, students will become familiar with all 3 volumes of the ICD manual and will become proficient in medical and surgical coding.

 

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