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Accurate coding is essential to the successful operations of any healthcare facility. Coding describes all aspects of diagnosis, procedures, and treatment of health care and the amount a healthcare facility or provider is reimbursed for these services.
Coders in virtually any healthcare setting use the ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS level II coding systems. These coding systems and insurance requirements are revised and updated annually requiring coders to have a precise understanding and thorough training of these systems.
This course explains Medical Billing and Coding in a very clear and comprehensive manner and is designed to give students the medical coding experience they need in order to pass the most popular medical coding certification exams, such as CBCS CCS/CCS-P or CPC/CPC-H.
Precise coding is essential to the successful operation of any health care facility or providers office, considering the fact that reported codes determine the amount of reimbursement received. Medical billing and Coding provide an essential service to a physician’s offices, hospital outpatient facilities and ambulatory surgical centers (ASC)s. Every time a patient receives Health Professional health care the service provider must document the services and translate them into a billing claim. Medical billing and Coding abstracting the information from documentation and use classification software to assign the appropriate clinical codes and ensure the practice receives reimbursement for the work the health care provider performs. Medical billing and Coding are often responsible for organizing and managing health information databases and registries for collection, storage, analysis, retrieval, and to assure the accuracy, security and confidentiality of the patients health information.
The need for heatlh care services are forecasted to increase as the society gets older. An aging populace will require more exams, medical treatments, and procedures. This will dictate more claims for reimbursement from insurance providers. Substantially more records, along with universal utilization of electronic health records ( EHRs ) by all types of healthcare providers will lead to an increased need for technicians to organize, manage and code the affiliated information in all areas of the health care industry. As EHR systems are more common, Medical Billing and Codings with computer skills will be necessary to use them. Most Medical Billing and Codings work in hospitals or physicians’ offices. Others are employed in nursing care facilities or for government entities. Technicians typically work at desks or in offices and may spend many hours in front of computer monitors.Search Jobs Region 1 Search Jobs Region 2
The healthcare industry is in high demand for trained staff in medical office administration, managing health records and medical billing and coding. Electronic health records (EHR) and medical coding and billing training are becoming the new standard. This is one of the fastest-growing careers in the healthcare industry with unlimited work opportunities at clinics, urgent care facilities, dental offices, nursing homes, chiropractic offices, hospitals, insurance companies.
According to AAPC The average medical coder across all AAPC Enrollment (certified and non-certified) earns approximately $49,872 per year. The average medical coder with no certification earns approximately $39,956 per year while Health Professionals with one certification earns approximately $52,588. Medical coders who specialize and certify as a Certified Health Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA®) or Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM®) averages over $64,000 annually.
The NAHCE Medical Billing and Coding Continuing Health Education Badge Of Completion (BOC) tells your employer that you have received the highest standards in Billing And Coding education, information, and knowledge meeting the educational requirements of the certifying bodies in this field.
The NHA Billing & Coding Specialist Certification is a Nationally accredited certification, that meets or exceeds the accreditation criteria of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), ensuring the highest quality standards. The CBCS exam tests the most current and relevant competencies necessary to ensure proficiency in the medical billing and coding profession. Billing & Coding Specialists are allied Health Professionals that work in a variety of settings including physician offices, insurance companies, and skilled nursing facilities. Becoming a CBCS with NHA shows that you are knowledgeable and ready to be a valued member of a health care team.
The purchase of NHA exam preparation materials or other educational products is not required to sit for any NCCA-accredited certification exam offered by NHA, and does not guarantee a passing score on an examiNation. Exams accredited by the National Commission For Certifying Agencies (NCCA). The NCCA accredits certification courses by providing an unbiased third-party review of our courses. Successful completion of this review results in accreditation. Those courses successfully going through this rigorous process have met certain standards and best practices to ensure that a legally defensible and psychometrically sound exam/assessment is delivered.
The AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) Certified Professional Biller (CPB™) Certifications are Nationally accredited certification, that meets or exceeds the accreditation criteria of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), ensuring the highest quality standards. The (CPC®) (CPB™) exam tests the most current and relevant competencies necessary to ensure proficiency in the medical billing and coding profession. Medical Billing & Coding Specialists are allied Health Professionals that work in a variety of settings including physician offices, insurance companies, and skilled nursing facilities. Becoming a (CPC®) (CPB™) with AAPC shows that you are knowledgeable and ready to be a valued member of a health care team.
NAHCE is a Continuing Health Education provider and agent for the NHA National Exams National Health Career Association, Inc. After courses completion, students will be qualified to take the National Healthcareers Association's Certified Billing & Coding Specialists (MBCS) National Exam.
NAHCE is a Continuing Health Education provider and agent for the NHA National Certification Exams National Healthcareers Association, Inc.
In order to qualify as a candidate for NAHCE Sponsored Certification Testing an individual must obtain one of the following:
NAHCE offers the highest standards of academic quality at affordable enrollment rates with easy payment options. Invest in yourself and the most promising health career opportunities today.
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