Medical Billing & Coding Courses

Course Descriptions

 

 

MBC101 Medical Billing Procedures            

Pre-requisites: None. Semester credit hours: 6.0

This course will provide an understanding of a career in health care, relationship between the patient and provider, medical contracts and ethics, medical office management, charting and medical terminology.

Required Textbooks MBC101-MBC130: Comprehensive Health Insurance (ISBN: 978-0-13-296689-4), Comprehensive Health Insurance Workbook (ISBN: 978-0-13-297302-1), Medical Terminology A Word Building Approach (ISBN: 978-0-13-214802-3)

 

MBC110 Creating and Processing Insurance Claims                                                                              

Pre-requisites: None. Semester credit hours: 5

This course will provide an understanding and training in medical claims, hospital medical billing, and types of payer’s government billing to include Medicaid, Medicare, Tricare, and Medical office management. We will also provide basic knowledge in accounts receivable, refunds, appeals, workers compensation, and electronic medical claims processing, as well a medical terminology covered in this session.

Required Textbooks MBC101-MBC130: Comprehensive Health Insurance (ISBN: 978-0-13-296689-4), Comprehensive Health Insurance Workbook (ISBN: 978-0-13-297302-1), Medical Terminology A Word Building Approach (ISBN: 978-0-13-214802-3.), CPT (ISBN: 978-1-60359-844-6), HCPCS Level II (ISBN: 978-1-60151-920-7), ICD-9 for Hospitals Volume 1,2,3 (978-1-62254-011-2)

 

MBC120 Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Coders                                                            

Pre-requisites: None. Semester credit hours: 7

This course will provide a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology of all the body systems in order to code specific body systems for doctors and hospitals.

Required Textbooks MBC101-MBC130: Medical Manager (ISBN: 1-4283-3611-7), Medical Office Management (ISBN: 978-1-4160-5668-3), Comprehensive Health Insurance (ISBN: 978-0-13-296689-4), Comprehensive Health Insurance Workbook (ISBN: 978-0-13-297302-1), Medical Terminology A Word Building Approach (ISBN: 978-0-13-214802-3)

 

MBC135 Medical Coding                                                 

Pre-requisites: None. Semester credit hours: 5

This course will provide a basic understanding of ICD-9, CPT and HCPCS coding conventions, rules that apply to health insurance, identify the medical terminology in the sections covered. We will also provide a basic understanding of new coding systems coming in the future ICD-10 CM and PCS.

Required Textbooks MBC101-MBC130: Comprehensive Health Insurance (ISBN: 978-0-13-296689-4), Comprehensive Health Insurance Workbook (ISBN: 978-0-13-297302-1), Medical Terminology A Word Building Approach (ISBN: 978-0-13-214802-3), CPT (ISBN: 978-1-60359-844-6), HCPCS Level II (ISBN: 978-1-60151-920-7), ICD-9 for Hospitals Volume 1,2,3 (978-1-62254-011-2), ICD-10 CM (ISBN: 978-1-62254-067-9), ICD-10 PCS (ISBN: 978-1-62254-018-1),Understanding ICD-10 CM and ICD-10 PCS (ISBN: 978-1-4354-8158-9)

 

MBC140 Hospital Billing & HIPAA                                  

Pre-requisites: None. Semester credit hours: 6

This course will provide the student a basic knowledge and understanding of hospital coding, patient admitting, how to complete hospital forms for billing, and how to understand hospital revenue. HIPAA will also be addressed in this course.

Required Textbook:  Medical Terminology A Word Building Approach (ISBN: 978-0-13-214802-3)

 

MBX199 Externship                                                           

Pre-requisites: Certificate Program: Successfully complete MBC101-MBC140 or Degree Program: Successfully complete MBC101-MBC180. Semester credit hours: 4

An externship consists of field experience in an appropriate location. It provides an opportunity for students to practice the skills they have learned, under direct supervision, in a workplace environment.

Required Textbook: N/A