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Medical Billing and Insurance Coding

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other. 510899

Description

A. Course Objective:
Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared for an entry-level medical billing or coding position in the health care industry. Positions are available in clinics, hospitals and private practices. Students are trained to code medical procedures and diagnoses, complete insurance claim forms and assess patient records for claims reimbursement. The program is 36 weeks long and consists of eight modules. The first seven modules are 80 hours each and are conducted in a classroom and laboratory environment on campus. Tests and/or quizzes are administered weekly during each didactic module; however, there is no final examination for the program. The eighth module is spent in an externship consisting of 250 hours of on-the-job training at an approved extern employment site in the community.


Competencies to be achieved: This program prepares students for positions such as Hospital Medical Billing and Coding, Medical Office Billing and Coding, Claims Examiner, Insurance Company Reviewer, Clinic Billing and Coding, or Medical Insurance Claims Processor.


B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure): $10,000


C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (included in tuition):
? MEDICAL LAW AND ETHICS
? ICD-10-CM 2017 Electronic Book Kindle Edition
? CPT Plus 2017 Electronic Book Kindle Edition
? HCPCS 2017 Electronic Book Kindle Edition
? Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals: A Word Building Approach 9th ed.
? The Administrative Dental Assistant 4th Edition
? Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office – E-Book, 14th Edition
? Step-by-Step Medical Coding, 2017 Edition – E-Book
? Basic Life Support For Healthcare Providers
? Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals workbook, 9th Edition
? The Administrative Dental Assistant wordbook, 4th Edition
? Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office Workbook, 14th Edition
? Step by Step Medical Coding 2017 Workbook


D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (included in tuition):
? 8GB SWIVEL FLASH BLACK FLIP-WHITE BOX
? MBIX Uniforms
? Kindle 8 HD Fire & Case


E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Kitty Roberts
Email: RobertsKi@uei.edu
Phone number: (928)955-6852


F. Direct Website link to the program: https://www.uei.edu/trade-school-programs/medical-billing-insurance-coding/


G. Additional information:
? Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
It is the responsibility of each student to read the certification, state board, or licensing requirements reflected in the program outline section of the catalog and program disclosures. Students are also advised that such requirements may change during the course of a program. The College cannot guarantee any student’s eligibility to sit for or pass an exam or to become licensed. Students are not automatically certified or licensed upon graduation.


For licensure, certification or registration requirements, please see the supplement insert in Catalog.


? Other requirements needed: N/A


H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): Included in Website


I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
? Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: Yes
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization:


Optional: While not required for employment, graduates may pursue an optional certification as an Insurance & Coding Specialist through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT); optional Billing and Coding Specialist Certification through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA); or optional Certified Professional Coder (CPC)/Certified Professional Biller (CPB) through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).


Medical conditions such as Hepatitis A, B, and C, TB (tuberculosis), HIV/AIDS, and other related conditions may impact licensure eligibility.


? Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: No
Career Pathway: N/A


? Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): No


? Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: No
Accrediting Agency and link to website: N/A
J. Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

36

Hours

810

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

UEI College

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

9215 N Black Canyon Hwy

Local WIB

5 - City of Phoenix, Phoenix Workforce Connection

Type of Attainment:

Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell Grant, FSEOG Grant, Institutional Grant

Refund Policy

Available in catalog, posted on website.

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

Yes - Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and T

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

Books (Estimated)

$390.38 Included

In-State/District Tuition

$9,405.96

Other Fees

$29.48 Uniforms

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$9,405.96

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

$174.18

Total In-State Program Cost

$10,000.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$10,000.00

Demand Occupation(s)

29-2072.00Medical Records Specialists
$10.91 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

9215 N Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

Phone Number

(623) 888-5261

Fax Number

(888) 314-3856

Web Address

https://www.uei.edu/

Last Updated

May 13, 2021

Created

Apr 20, 2015