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Diploma - Medical Insurance Billing and Coding

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller. 510714

Description

Diploma – Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
27.5 Credits – 646 Contact Hours – 34 Weeks
A. The Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
Program provides training for entry level positions in private physician offices, clinics and hospitals. Students are exposed to the
International Classification of Disease (ICD-10), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) CMS 1500 form, and its correct applications as they relate to describing
diagnoses, procedures, services, supplies, and injections. Students will learn basic computer skills using MS Office and concepts related to
medical office management, including interpersonal relationships, and
communication. The program will also cover Anatomy, Medical Terminology, Insurance Processing, and descriptions of the patient
reception, office facility, equipment. It will illustrate appointment scheduling, medical records management and its components. Graduates are prepared to deal with patients’ medical information, health records,
medical reports and treatment outcomes. The Medical Insurance and Coding Program consists of 8 modules of Multiple courses and
Externship/Practicum giving the student on the job training to enhance their classroom experience. Day & Evening classes are attended 4 days per week; After successful completion of all classroom coursework, the student is scheduled for Externship in a private Medical office or Clinic for 160 clock hours. Brookline College prepares students to take
Certification and/or licensure exams related to their Program of Study. Brookline’s Career Advisors are committed to assisting graduates with job search and training in the following areas; Resume preparation; Job Search Techniques; Networking; Dressing for Success,
and Interviewing Skills; Lifetime Placement Assistance available to All Graduates. B. Tuition listed in the current Academic Catalog $15225
Tuition of $9406 is given to eligible WIOA participants; Supplies from D.a included in Tuition: e-books, 2 sets of Scrubs, Cap & Gown, C. Books: e-books included D.a: Supplies included in Tuition: 2 sets of Scrubs, Cap & Gown, e-Books D.b: Supplies not included in Tuition: Laptop $200; Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS) thru National Healthcare Association test fee $117;study materials & practice exam $69 E. Contact: Cory Liguore 520-584-5272 Cory.Liguore@brooklinecollege.edu
F. Website link to the program: http://brooklinecollege.edu/college-programs/
healthcare/medical-insurance-billing-coding/ G. Additional Information: 1. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States or an eligible non-citizen as classified by the Department of
Homeland Security. 2. Must pass a background check prior to Externship; if applicable finger print clearance; 3.The prospective student must have a High School Diploma or GED; Applicant must be 18 years of age at the time of admission. 4. Allied health students are required to demonstrate completion of immunizations paid by Brookline College. Requirements are
as follows: two (2) MMR in a lifetime, two (2) Varicella, Tetanus vaccine less than 10 years old, at least the first two (2) series of Hepatitis B, and Negative PPD (TB) or a negative chest X-ray done within the past year. Brookline College will not pay for an X-ray if student had positive TB skin test that requires an annual chest X-ray. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for a complete list of requirements H. Refund Policy: http://brooklinecollege.edu/resources/brookline-collegecatalog/ I. Credentials: Industry Recognized: yes; Certifications are strongly
recommended-Certified Billing and Coding Specialist CBCS through NHA-National Healthcareers Association Yes: ABHES Stackable – Yes, there are many levels of billing and coders; billing clerks; Insurance Techs, Professional Coders; Portable; Yes; MIBC is recognized in all geographic areas. Accredited Curriculum: yes, ABHES, Licensed by the State of Arizona-State Board for Private Post-Secondary Education

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

34

Hours

28

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

Brookline College - Tucson

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

Yes

Training Location(s)

5441 E 22nd Street Suite 125, Tucson, Arizona

Local WIB

6 - Pima County Workforce Investment Board

Type of Attainment:

Diploma

Name of Credential

Diploma Medical Insurance Billing & Coding

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Title IV; Pell Grants, FWS, FSEOG, Subsidized

Refund Policy

Refer to College Catalog http://brooklinecollege.e

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - ABHES

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Testing/Exam Fees

$224.00 test$117 study mat/prac test$69

In-State/District Tuition

$9,406.00 pricing for eligible WIOA participants

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$9,406.00 pricing for eligible WIOA participants

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$200.00 Laptop not included in tuition

Total In-State Program Cost

$9,830.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$9,830.00

Demand Occupation(s)

29-2072.00Medical Records Specialists
$15.00 per hour
Required Certification: NCICS National Certification

Provider Status

Approved

Address

5441 E 22nd Street, Suite 125, Tucson, Arizona 85711

Phone Number

(520) 748-9799

Fax Number

(520) 748-9355

Web Address

https://brooklinecollege.edu/medical-insurance-billing-coding/?location=Tucson

Last Updated

Apr 19, 2021

Created

Jun 04, 2012