MEDICAL PROGRAMS

MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING

|MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING

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Curriculum

CURRICULUM

The curriculum in IDTC Career Center’s medical billing and coding program focuses on the fundamentals of medical billing and coding and are prepared to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam from the National Healthcare Association (NHA). Program topics include medical terminology; insurance plans; medical ethics; HIPAA; diagnostic and procedural coding; coding compliance and auditing; physician and hospital billing; Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE. Students receive training on ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT, and HCPCS code assignment.

CLASSROOM-TO-CAREER SKILLS TRAINING

To prepare for a vital role in the health care field, IDTC provides comprehensive, knowledge-based training in the following areas:

  • Reimbursement, HIPAA, and Compliance

  • ICD-10-CM

  • HCPCS

  • Modifiers

  • Inpatient Coding 

  • Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services

CAREER OUTLOOK 

CAREER OUTLOOK

The medical billing and coding career outlook holds increasing potential. Employment is expected to grow at a strong rate of 8% through 2029, far outpacing the average for all occupations, which is just 4%, says the BLS.

WHERE DO REGISTERED MEDICAL BILLER AND CODERS WORK?

Following successful completion of the Medical Billing and Coding program and the Certification Examination for Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS), graduates can seek employment in a variety of job settings, including:

  • Hospitals and Clinical Practices 

  • Health Insurance Companies

  • Law Firms

  • Public/Government Agencies

  • Home 

  • Consulting Firms 

financial OPTIONS

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

As part of our commitment to your success, IDTC Career Center ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial process. IDTC offers financial assistance and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

FAQs

FAQ

HOW LONG IS THE MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING PROGRAM AT IDTC CAREER CENTER?

The Medical Billing and Coding program at IDTC Career Center can be completed in as little as 5-6 Months.

WHEN DOES IDTC’S MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING PROGRAM START?

Call us to find out when the Medical Billing and Coding program program starts at IDTC. Program start dates are also listed in the catalog, which can be found at www.idtccenter.populiweb.com

WHAT IS THE MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING CAREER OUTLOOK?

The medical billing and coding career outlook holds increasing potential. Employment is expected to grow at a strong rate of 8% through 2029, far outpacing the average for all occupations, which is just 4%, says the BLS.

WHY SHOULD I BECOME A MEDICAL BILLER AND CODER?

Medical coding specialists see to it that health care providers get paid for their services. At the same time, they serve as patient advocates in settling accounts and helping to decipher the complexities surrounding insurance claims. In this regard, you help both the patient and the professional optimize the insurance benefit.

DOES THE MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING PROGRAM OFFER EXTERNSHIPS?

IDTC Career Center incorporates real-world training and off-site clinical experiences in our medical programs.

HOW MUCH IS TUITION FOR IDTC'S MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING PROGRAM?

For program-specific tuition information, please see the campus catalog.

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