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Medical Billing and Coding + Terminology

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This combined 84-hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-10CM, ICD-10PCS and/or the ICD-9 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-10 and 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-10CM/PCS or ICD-9).
Additionally, this course includes a computer lab module which provides students with the opportunity to complete online billing forms for third-party insurance reimbursement. How to select the right code, navigate billing toolbars, print and edit completed forms, and other day-to-day practical computer coding skills are covered in the computer portion of this course.
The medical terminology program is a comprehensive guide to identifying, analyzing, and understanding the basic word structure, root words, suffixes, and prefixes. In addition, this program will provide instruction in the organization of the human body and the associated systems, major drug classifications, diagnostic tests and treatment procedures, medical abbreviations and symbols, and common medical terms. This program is intended to provide students with a well-rounded introduction to medical terminology enabling a student to better comprehend medical terms.

Class Details

28 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Wed, Mon.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Wagner College Location : 
  Wagner College.

Instructor : Department for Lifelong Learning 



Please read:  Saturday classes meet on November 9, November 23, December 14, January 11.



Registration Closes On
Monday, October 21, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/16/2019, 11/27/2019, 11/30/2019, 12/07/2019, 12/21/2019, 12/23/2019, 12/25/2019, 12/28/2019, 12/30/2019, 01/01/2020, 01/04/2020, 01/27/2020)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/23/2019 - 2/3/2020 Weekly - Mon, Wed 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Staten Island, Wagner College  Map Department for Lifelong Learning 
11/9/2019 - 1/11/2020 Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Staten Island, Wagner College  Map Department for Lifelong Learning