How to Run Your Own Home Medical Billing Service ~ Available Now. Learn what it takes to be able to start and successfully run your own Home Medical Billing Service. Work at your own pace. Be your own boss. Set your own schedule. This course will cover everything you need to know to begin this journey. What do I need to know? What do I need to buy? What do I need to do? How much will this cost? Where do I begin? This course also comes with a free e-copy of our text Medical Billing, Coding and Reimbursement.
Medical Terminology ~Begins April 1, 2017 A self-paced, self-study course in the Language of Medicine. Thousands of terms, word roots, combined words, combining forms, and specialty terms are covered. 14 one hour lessons comprise this course (1 introduction, 10 lessons, 1 final prep, and the final) This course comes with a certificate of completion, and a personal letter of reference for future employment purposes.
Online Certified Medical Billing Course ~Begins June 1, 2017 This course will prepare you to take the Certification Exam for any state or local Medical Billing Association, including the American Medical Billing Association. Become a certified billing specialist. Advance your career, and make yourself more employable with this course. This is a certificate course which comes with both a certificate of completion, as well as a letter of reference for future employers. 15 lessons of 3 parts each comprise the course of study, including a review and the final.
Lessons included are:
Lesson One: 1. History and Introduction to Medical Billing 2. What to expect in the doctor's office 3. Types of Insurance
Lesson Two: 1. The Claims Process 2. CMS-1500 forms for physician and professional fee billing 3. UB-04 forms for hospital and facility billing Lesson Three: 1. What is required for billing? 2. The Coding Process, collection of information 3. CPT Coding for procedures Lesson Four: 1. Inpatient Billing vs. Outpatient Billing 2. Elements for Hospital Admission 3. Inpatient coding for procedures and diagnoses
Lesson Five: 1. How does the CPT book work 2. Practical Application 3. Examples and practice Lesson Six: 1. How does the ICD-10 book work 2. Practical Application 3. Examples and practice
Lesson Seven: 1. How does the HCPCS book work 2. Practical Application 3. Examples and practice
Lesson Eight: 1. Contracts: Capitation, Managed Care, ER visits, and Urgent Care 2. HMO/PPO, referrals, in-network vs. out of network, MSP (Medicare as a Secondary Payer) audits, and recovery agencies 3. Insurances with no contracts, auto medical payments, MedPay, TPL, liens, and lawsuits
Lesson Nine: 1. Industry terminology, practical application, and contract definitions 2. Major points of terminology, abbreviations and short cuts. 3. Authorizations, non-covered charges, ABN, when can you bill a patient
Lesson Thirteen: 1. Bringing it all together 2. Collections, Follow-up, Accounts Receivable, banking, and the claims process from the insurance company perspective 3. Closing, employment opportunities, and related fields
Lesson Fourteen: 1. Review and final prep
Lesson Fifteen: Certificate Final
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