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Title: The Art of Medical Billing and Coding


1
The Art of Medical Billing and Coding A
Doctors Key to getting paid!
  • By Maria Colella
  • New Utrecht High School

2
What is Medical Billing and Coding?
  • Medical billing and coding is the
  • practice of helping physicians
  • and health care centers get
  • reimbursed for services given to their
    patients.
  • A billing service can be home-based
  • and started gradually. Its ideal for
  • people who want to be self-employed
  • and become entrepreneurs.

3
Occupational Outlook
  • Insurance companies and the government are
    spending more time and money researching for ways
    to control claims fraud, abuse and medical
    necessity issues.
  • This need has increased the demand for expert
    billers and coders.

4
Medical Billers and Coders Career Tracks
  • Billing specialist
  • Patient Account Representative
  • Electronic Claims Processor
  • Billing Coordinator
  • Coding Specialist
  • Claims Analyst
  • Reimbursement Specialist
  • Medical Collector
  • Claims Processor
  • Claims Reviewer
  • Private Consultant

5
Medical Billing and CodingCareer Ladder
6
The Medical Biller and Coders Work Description
  • Explains insurance benefits to patients and
    clients
  • Accurately completes claim forms
  • Handles day-to-day medical billing procedures
  • Adheres to each insurance carriers policies and
    procedures
  • Prompts billing to insurance companies
  • Documents all activities using correct medical
    terminology
  • Schedules appointments

7
COMPENSATION Pay levels depend on experience,
credential and education
  • Annual Salary Ranges
  • Entry-Level
  • 20,000-30,000
  • Certified Coders
  • 25,000-60,000
  • Coder Consultants 100,000 - 120,000

8
Tips on getting H I R E D!!
KNOW
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Basic math skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Strong sense of ethics
  • Computer proficient
  • Attentive to details

HAVE
BE
9
National Major Players
10
Love Tips
  • Job Security
  • Personal Satisfaction
  • Challenge
  • Rewarding Experience
  • Enjoy learning-by-doing
  • See potential to start own business

11
Specific courses in High School
  • Medical Terminology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Computer Application
  • Biology
  • Business Math
  • Health Education

12
Training
  • Training can be obtained from any of the
    following
  • 2-year college
  • (Associate Degree)
  • Technical school
  • (Diploma)
  • Certificates from correspondence courses
  • Home-study program
  • (Certificate)

National Certification must be obtained at the
end of this training
13
2-Year College
http//www.kbcc.cuny.edu/aboutKCC/navlight.html
  • A.S. in Office Administration and Technology
  • Certification in Medical Billing and Coding
  • CTF 25 Introduction, Terminology and Coding
    (T) CTF 26 Procedures and Coding
  • (CPT-4 and ICD-9-CM) (T)
  • CTF 27 Electronic Billing and Clinical
    Practice (T)

14
Technical School
http//www.chubbinstitute.com
  • On line training
  • http//www.alliedschools.com/Learning/info_onedu.a
    sp

15
CERTIFICATION
  • The Certified Billing and Coding Specialist
    Certification (CBCS)
  • is given by the
  • The National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
  • upon completion of training
  • and/or degree.

16
Employers wholl hire you!
17
Employers who would hire college graduates
Medical/Dental Private Practices
18
Employers who would hire H.S. Students
Facilities in the Community
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Medical Group Practices Home Health Agencies
    Clinics

19
Need more information
  • http//www.medicalbillingandcoding.net
  • http//www.bls.gov/oco/ocos103.htm
  • http//www.ahima.org/
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