Sierra Medical Billing and Coding Course is a nationally-
recognized course that will prepare you to take your place in
the rewarding field of healthcare. Medicine is more than
patient care— it is also a business. Medical practices rely on
medical billers and coders to provide the cash flow that keeps
their doors open. Positions are also available with ambulatory
care centers, medical equipment suppliers, insurance
companies, public health agencies, consulting firms, and
medical billing companies.
You will learn to function as an important member of the
healthcare team by providing key skills such as abstracting
from medical records, assigning codes to diagnoses and
procedures using the ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS
Level II code books, developing insurance claims according to
third-party guidelines, and understanding the legal, ethical and
regulatory concepts that are vital to this field.
Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to take
the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam,
offered by National Health Career Association NHA) , You will also be prepared to sit for
the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam, offered by the
American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).