What is Medical Billing and Coding?
What you'll learn
Medical Coder tasks
Medical Biller tasks
How to gain work experience
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.