What is Medical Billing and Coding?

An Introductory Course on Medical Billing and Coding
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4,215 students
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Medical Coder tasks
Medical Biller tasks
Diagnostic coding
Procedural coding
Education options
How to gain work experience

Requirements

  • Access to a medical dictionary if needed.

Description

This is a 60-minute, introductory, mini course in medical billing and coding.  This course is designed for individuals who are interested in a career as a medical biller and coder but are not familiar with the tasks.  We begin the course with an overview of the medical biller and coder's tasks.  Then the student will learn how to assign codes using ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS, in a family practice setting.  Additionally, the student will be exposed to the types of tasks performed by a medical biller, such as, Claim Status follow-ups, Payment posting and the Patient collections process.  At the close of this course we will discuss the education and experience options that a student can take to become a medical biller and coder. 

Who this course is for:

  • Individual interested in pursuing a career as a medical biller and coder.
  • Students looking for work-at-home opportunities.

Course content

6 sections33 lectures1h 4m total length
  • Introduction
    01:07
  • Medical Coder's Tasks
    01:34
  • Medical Biller's Tasks
    01:18

Instructor

Instructor
PPMC Academy
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  • 4,508 Students
  • 2 Courses

PPMC Academy Inc. was founded in 2018 with a goal of creating quality medical practice management training at an affordable price. We partner with physician practices, hospitals and other organizations by providing training in Medical Billing and Coding, Front Desk Administration and Practice Management. PPMC Academy also provides exam reviews for individuals planning to take an AHIMA, AAPC or similar coding certification exam. Additionally, we offer free live webinars on various medical billing and coding topics throughout the year.  Whether you prefer an instructor led or self-paced course, we have several options designed to fit your schedule and your budget.