Medical Coding / Billing Training Program- 1000 hours:
Comprehensive Coding Certificate Program
The Medical Coding / Billing program is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of health care settings as an entry level coder, coding technician, coding clerk, or medical coder/biller. Medical coding is the process of taking a written diagnosis or operative procedure and assigning numbers used for billing and statistics. The Medical Coding / Billing program covers both ICD-9-CM and CPT coding systems. Students are taught manual and automated coding and billing procedure.
The Medical Coding / Billing curriculum includes:
- ICD-9-CM and CPT coding systems
- Manual and Computer adapted coding
- Medical Billing – Manual and computer adapted
- Safety/security problems
- Anatomy and physiology
- Medical terminology
- Disease Processes and Pharmacology
- Health Information Services
- Employability skills
- Legal and ethical responsibilities
Credit from the program is transferable to Broward College in the A.S. programs in Health Information Management or Medical Office Systems Specialization.
Learn more about our Medical Coding / Billing program. Call today to find out how to become a coding/billing technician!
Wendy Bromberg, Counselor
Sheridan Technical Center