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Medical / Surgical Coding & Biller Programs Online

This comprehensive training provides students with the skills necessary to begin a career in Health Information Management. Key subjects include: how to manually file claims, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims, monitor compliance with regulations and extract coding information from the medical record. In the coding program, students become proficient at both ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS and CPT-4 Coding. After obtaining work experience, students may be qualified to sit for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) CCA (Certified Coding Associate) exam and/or Certified Coding Specialists (CCS) exam. AHIMA accepts Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for terminology and coding classes: 1 CEU per 10 hours of class.

Prerequisites; HS diploma/GED/TASC

Program certification: In order to receive a program certificate, you must complete all required courses listed with a grade of C or better.

Program Courses

Physicians' Office Management/Billing
The Language of Medicine / Pharmacology / Oncology I
The Language of Medicine / Pharmacology / Oncology II
Coding for Physicians Services: CPT/HCPCS (REQUIRED)

Medical/Surgical Coder

The Language of Medicine / Pharmacology / Oncology I
The Language of Medicine / Pharmacology / Oncology II
ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding (RECQUIRED)
ICD-10-PCS Procedure Coding (REQUIRED)
Coding for Physicians’ Services: CPT/HCPCS (REQUIRED)
Coding Clinical Practicum ICD-10 (REQUIRED)
AHIMA-CCS Certification ICD-10 ICD-10 Exam Preparation

Medical / Surgical Coder & Biller

All classes for Medical/Surgical Coder (above)

PLUS

Medical Billing: Inpatient, Outpatient and Physicians’ Offices (REQUIRED)

For course descriptions, tuition and schedules, click CLASS SCHEDULE above or see current course catalog.

Coordinator Contact:

 
Email: ce@lehman.cuny.edu
718-960-7322

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