The CBCS Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and
Coding is geared towards students who are interested in obtaining a
career in the healthcare industry, but have little to no experience
within the sector.
This comprehensive program will provide a foundation of medical
vocabulary, to help you better understand doctors’ notes and medical
record contents. It will also teach you essential medical office
management skills that healthcare managers look for when hiring new
front office staff.
Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared to sit for the
Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam and the Certified
Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam, offered by National
Healthcareer Association (NHA). The registration fees for both exams
are included with this program.
This program will also prepare you to sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam and the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam.
Prepares You For...
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Medical Receptionist
- Front Office Coordinator
- Insurance Claims Specialist
- Medical Coder
- Patient Access Representative
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS)
What You'll Learn...
You will learn to function as an important member of the healthcare
team by providing key skills such as patient registration and
scheduling, medical records management, diagnostic and procedural
coding, insurance claim filing, third-party guidelines and daily
In Medical Terminology, you will learn the “language of medicine”
and study the disorders and medical procedures common to each body
- Safeguard patient confidentiality in the computerized medical
office, discover the importance of the medical record, and learn the
ambulatory use of the electronic medical record
- Recognize the contents of the medical record, including SOAP
notes, consultations, discharge summaries and operative reports and
distinguish what makes them accurate and complete
- Navigate different types of patient scheduling systems
- Adhere to legal concepts, such as advance directive, living will,
power of attorney, and guardianship, as well as know the HIPAA Privacy
Rule and the HIPAA Security Rule
- Recognize the implications of health insurance fraud and abuse
- Assign accurate codes from the ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and
HCPCS Level II coding manuals
- Abstract diagnoses and procedures from medical records and
develop an insurance claim
- Know the word parts, structures, and functions of the human body
- Learn disorders and medical procedures common to each body system