Medical Coding and Billing II (8389/36 weeks)
|Suggested Grade Levels:||11|
Students will become familiar with the health insurance industry and legal and regulatory issues. Students will learn the principles of medical coding and billing related to reimbursement, claim submission, and payment regarding ICD, CPT, and HCPCS coding systems. Students will consider the impact of fraud and importance of biomedical ethics.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Health Science
- Health Informatics
- Support Services
- Therapeutic Services
- AAPC Medical Coding Examinations
- Billing and Coding Specialist Certification (BCSC) Examination
- Certified Coding and Billing Specialist (CBCS) Examination
- Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) Examination
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Electronic Health Record Certification (EHRC) Examination
- Medical Administration Assistant Certification (MAAC) Examination
- Medical Coding and Billing Specialist (MCBS) Examination
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- National Certified Insurance and Coding Specialist (NCICS) Examination
- Nationally Registered Certified Administrative Health Assistant (NRCAHA) Examination
- Nationally Registered Certified Coding Specialist (NRCCS) Examination
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.