Delta Region MS

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Medical Billing & Coding Clerk

Medical coding specialists work in hospitals, clinics and physicians' offices to obtain accurate reimbursement for healthcare claims. They utilize specialized medical classification software to assign procedure and diagnosis codes for insurance billing.

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Salary Range Potential: $35,000.00

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Medical Billing & Coding Clerk-Medical Billing & Coding Clerk

The Medical Coding Specialist Program provides students the skills and knowledge required for entry-level positions in the medical coding field. Medical coders typically work in medical offices, clinics, hospitals and insurance companies as a part of the healthcare team. Delta Tech’s medical coding training instructs students in the analysis of medical records (charts) and the assignment of codes. “Coding” refers to transforming the written or verbal description of diseases, injuries and procedures into numerical designations. Medical coders index diagnoses and procedures to provide information for reimbursement purposes. Medical coding classes also include anatomy and medical terminology. Students will learn about diseases that affect the human body, etiology, pathology, symptoms, signs, diagnostics and treatment in order to properly code medical records. Delta Tech’s medical coding program gives students the training needed to become familiar with the content of a medical record. Students will learn to locate the necessary information to support or provide specificity for accurate coding.

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Pre-requisites required:
High school diploma or equivalent, Some community college course work and/or on the job training. Certification preferred.

Length of Program
35 weeks, 9 months

Summary of Program Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent, Some community college course work and/or on the job training. Certification preferred.

Skills Needed
Attention to detail, Basic computing, Analytical abilities
Delta Technical College
Horn Lake Campus

Contact

866-733-6652




 
Medical Billing & Coding Clerk-Medical Billing & Coding Clerk

The Medical Billing and Coding Technology program of study is designed to prepare students to work in office positions in hospitals, doctors' offices, health clinics, insurance companies, and other health-related organizations. The student will develop skills using medical terminology, accounting, transcription, coding, and computer software applications. The curriculum complies with the American Association for Medical Transcription Exam Specifications for Certified Medical Transcriptionist, and the American Health Information Management Association Certified Coding Associate Competency Statements.

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Day Classes Only

Pre-requisites required:
High school diploma or equivalent, Some community college course work and/or on the job training. Certification preferred.

Length of Program
30 hours: Career Certificate | 45 hours: Technical Certificate | 60 hours: Associate of Applied Science

Summary of Program Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent, Some community college course work and/or on the job training. Certification preferred.

Skills Needed
Attention to detail, Basic computing, Analytical abilities
East Mississippi Community College
Golden Triangle Campus

Contact
Trina Dendy
662-243-1986
tdendy@eastms.edu
Jodi Pierce
662-243-1960
jpierce@eastms.edu
 
Medical Billing & Coding Clerk-Medical Billing & Coding Clerk

In this course, you'll learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure. This knowledge will help prepare you to work almost anywhere in the medical field—doctors' offices, clinics, public health facilities, hospitals, labs, nursing homes, insurance agencies, or even the comfort of your own home.

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  Day and Night Classes:

Day Classes

Pre-requisites required:
High school diploma or equivalent, Some community college course work and/or on the job training. Certification preferred.

Length of Program
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Summary of Program Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent, Some community college course work and/or on the job training. Certification preferred.

Skills Needed
Attention to detail, Basic computing, Analytical abilities
Holmes Community College
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Jennifer Della'Zanna





 
Medical Billing & Coding Clerk-Medical Billing & Coding Clerk

Students will be instructed in the advanced concepts to billing and coding. Both procedural and diagnostic ICD-10 codes will be included for the student to properly process insurance claims in an ambulatory setting. Association with the insurance companies including Medicare and Medicaid are emphasized. In addition, the student gains knowledge to collect from the past due accounts.

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Online/Online classroom is 8pm Tuesday and Thursday nights

Pre-requisites required:
High school diploma or equivalent, Some community college course work and/or on the job training. Certification preferred.

Length of Program
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Summary of Program Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent, Some community college course work and/or on the job training. Certification preferred.

Skills Needed
Attention to detail, Basic computing, Analytical abilities
Medical 2 Career College
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