Medical Billing and Coding Training!
The healthcare and health insurance industries generate an enormous number of records. In a Medical Billing and Coding career, you are responsible for classifying individual diagnoses and medical procedures for billing and reimbursement purposes.
IMBC’s Medical Billing and Coding program will prepare you for a career as a medical billing and coding specialist through instruction in medical terminology, office management, computer basics, anatomy and physiology, and coding techniques. Students will have get experience with Electronic Health Records that will allow the students to link records to sources of relevant and current patient care to adhere to current industry standards.
Our faculty will give you up-to-date knowledge on changes in the insurance industry as well as hands-on training in Medisoft Medical Billing Software and in completion, submission, and claims resolution techniques for CMS-1500 (UB04) forms.
We also teach you how to find and retain a job by discussing interviewing skills, human relations, resume preparation, team building, professional appearance and behavior, workplace dynamics and ethics, and development of good work habits.
You will complete an internship in Medical Billing and Coding to gain on-the-job experience with professional supervision and guidance. Prior to the internship, you will be required to have a physical and to verify that your immunizations are current. Some internship sites may require you to have a criminal background check.
After completing this program, we encourage you to take a certification exam through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) or the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). The American Academy of Professional Coders certifies students directly out of school as a Certified Professional Coder Apprentice (CPCA). The National Center for Competency Testing administers the Insurance and Coding Specialist (ICS) exam.
Many students find certification exams enhance employment opportunities. Graduates of this program are prepared to seek entry-level employment in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, dental offices, nursing homes, and insurance companies.