Course Description

Medical billing is one of the fastest growing healthcare jobs.  Hospitals, private practices and clinics could not survive without someone who efficiently handles their day-to-day Medical Billing procedures. A medical biller's job responsibilities can include: expert management of healthcare billing--processing, adjusting and resubmitting of claims; adherence to current healthcare industry regulations and policies; and compliance with insurance procedures and allotted benefit coverage.  This self-paced course will quickly and easily train you in these procedures.
 
There is a great need for medical billers.  In this course you're going to learn all about medical billing from the ground-up. This course assumes you have little or no knowledge about medical billing. Written in "layman's terms", this course is an ideal preparation course for any persons interested in this booming area in the health and medical administration industry.
 
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Summarize the healthcare system and career opportunities in medical billing.
  • Summarize the medical biller job description.
  • Analyze provider and patient information.
  • Analyze the hospital billing process.
  • Describe billing the patient visit.
  • Summarize the different types of health insurance.
  • Summarize what Medicare is and how to bill it correctly.
  • Define legal issues.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Exam 1: Healthcare System Overview 4 points
Exam 2: Medical Biller Duties 4 points
Exam 3: Analyzing Provider and Patient Information 5 points
Exam 4: ICD-10-CM - What is it? 10 points
Exam 5: Hospital Billing 5 points
Calculating the Denial Rate 1 points
WEB-BASED TRAINING- Medicare Billing: Form CMS-1500 and the 837 Professional 5 points
CMS.GOV - Learn about CLIA 5 points
Exam 6: Physician Billing 5 points
Claims Filing Tips & Guidelines 7 points
CLIA Waived Tests 6 points
CMS video: Proper Documentation in Claims 5 points
Exam 7: Types of Health Insurance 8 points
WEB-BASED TRAINING- World of Medicare 5 points
Exam 8: Medicare 5 points
Items & Services not Covered under Medicare 4 points
WEB-BASED TRAINING- Combating Medicare Parts C and D Fraud, Waste, & Abuse 5 points
WEB-BASED TRAINING- Medicare Fraud & Abuse: Prevent, Detect, Report 5 points
Exam 9: Legal Issues 5 points
HIPAA 30 points
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