MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING

Description:

... in medical offices, clinics, hospitals, insurance companies ... Medical Insurance. Survey of Pathology. CPT-4 and HCPCS II, III. Healthcare Law and Ethics ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:3990
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 10
Provided by: trom
Learn more at: http://www.nd.gov
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING


1
MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING
  • Turtle Mountain Community College
  • BIA 7 POB 340
  • Belcourt, ND 58316
  • 701-477-7862

2
Course Description
  • The medical industry is experiencing a high
    demand for individuals with knowledge of medical
    office operations, transcription, billing and
    coding. The business office of every health care
    provider must submit the proper documentation to
    a number of insurance companies and Federal
    agencies for reimbursement in order to
    financially succeed and avoid fraud charges

3
Course Description
  • The requirement has created numerous
    opportunities for trained individuals to be
    employed in medical offices, clinics, hospitals,
    insurance companies and do home-based
    opportunities
  • Students will receive a working knowledge of
    medical billing and reimbursement as well as
    national diagnostic and procedural coding
    systems. An introduction to medical office
    computer and medical billing software with a
    home-based business section is also part of the
    curriculum

4
Course Completion
  • Upon completion of the course, the Medical
    Billing and Coding Specialist will
  • Be proficient in communication, equipment and
    organizational skills
  • Be knowledgeable of medical coding (CPT, ICD-9,
    and HCPCS), medical billing and completion of
    insurance forms
  • Be able to input patient information for coding
    and billing using medical software
  • Be knowledgeable in starting a home-based
    business in the medical billing and coding field

5
Course Information
  • The course is designed in two-phases. The first
    phase is the 9-month certificate as a Medical
    Administrative Assistant and the second phase is
    the 18-month program Associate of Applied Science
    degree. Upon completion of the Associates
    curriculum, the student will be eligible to take
    the National Exam to become certified as a
    National Certified Insurance and Coding Specialist

6
Industry Requirements
  • As the industry grows, more demands will be
    placed on hiring individuals who are certified in
    medical billing and coding as well as medical
    transcription.
  • It is expected that employers will seek
    individuals who hold a degree in medical billing
    and coding due to salary expectations in the
    medical industry and as reimbursement laws and
    regulations become more constringent.

7
Course Requirements
  • The listed curriculum is for the 18-month
    program
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Medical Keyboarding
  • Medical Terminology
  • Health Structure and Function
  • Health Care Records Management
  • Medical Insurance
  • Survey of Pathology
  • CPT-4 and HCPCS II, III
  • Healthcare Law and Ethics

8
Course Requirements
  • Basic Coding ICD-9-CM
  • Advanced Coding ICD-9-CM
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Medical Transcription
  • Externship
  • National Exam
  • General Education Requirements
  • (9) credits for completion of 9-month Certificate
  • (15) credits general education

9
Contact Information
  • To contact the faculty member who coordinates and
    instructs the program, please use the link
  • http//www.tm.edu/billing_coding.html
  • Phone Number 701.477.7827
About PowerShow.com