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Medical Billing and Coding

This combined 80-hour billing and coding course offers the skills necesary to solve insurance billing problems, file claims manually (using the CPT and ICD-9 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures.    

The Program 
The topics covered in the program include:

  • CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management)
  • specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory)
  • ICD-9 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements
  • students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS). 

After accumulating the practical work experience (6 months to 2 years), students who complete this course could be qualified to take:

  • the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)  - Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice)
  • the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam
  • other National Certification Exams

View upcoming course schedule and registration information

Take the course online

 

Course Fee
The on-campus course fee of $1,799.00 includes 80 hours of classroom instruction.
The online course fee is $1,399. Read more about our tuition refund policy.

Contact
For more information, please contact SPGS at (718) 405-3322.