There is a high demand for skilled medical billing and coding professionals in the healthcare industry, and employment is projected to grow 15% from now to 2024. Medical billers and coders are responsible for coding a patient’s diagnosis along with a request for payments from the patient’s insurance company. The St. Charles Billing and Coding Specialist program will provide the information and training you need to earn a certified CBCS (Certified Billing and Coding Specialist).
This 14-week comprehensive course consists of 84 hours of classroom instruction. You will learn the foundations of medical terminology and the technical knowledge and skills to maintain aspects of the revenue cycle to ensure reimbursements are completed on time.
This course will prepare you on how to gather, review, and verify essential patient information and documentation, how to prevent fraud and abuse by auditing billing, how to assign numeric codes for diagnoses and procedures, and ability to coach healthcare providers to achieve optimal reimbursement when submitting claims.
Ensuring that data is prompt and accurate is a core part of the behind-the-scenes work that keeps hospitals and clinics running and thriving. So by becoming a Certified Billing and Coding Specialist, you’re saving lives too.
Upon completing the course, you will take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam provided by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Register today and open the door to a rewarding career path! WIOA Approved
M/W—3/11-6/17 (6-9 PM) REGISTER
TU/TH—5/14-8/20 (6-9 PM) REGISTER
28 Classes / CEU
Instructor: Sonya Manson (Virtual)
M/W—3/11-7/1 (6-9 PM) REGISTER
28 Classes / CEU
Instructor: Sonya Manson (In-Person)
-Online Study Guide: $169
-NHA Test Fee: $125
Learn more about this exciting career at an upcoming orientation. All students must attend a zoom or in-person orientation to enroll.
With more than 18 years of experience in healthcare, Sonya Manson is a Billing & Coding professional. As a certified coding specialist and supervisor, she holds certifications from the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance and the American Association of Professional Coders. Sonya is dedicated to serving the community, teaching, and supporting others in reaching their goals.
Shauntori Nails is an accomplished healthcare professional with over 20 years of experience in the industry. She holds a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Allied Medical College and has worked as a medical assistant program director and instructor. Currently, she serves as the clinical supervisor at Siteman Cancer Center. Shauntori is committed to improving patient satisfaction and enjoys sharing her expertise by training others in the field.
Welcome to our Medical Terminology course—your key to unlocking the language of healthcare excellence. In this dynamic field, precision in communication is crucial, Instructor: Sonya Manson (Virtual)
making our course the cornerstone for effective collaboration among physicians, non-clinical staff, and healthcare organizations. We will introduce you to medical terms by comprehensively exploring root words, medical prefixes, and suffixes.
Delve into major body systems, from cardiovascular to nervous, enhancing your ability to decipher medical jargon. Beyond memorization, we empower you with word-building principles, enabling you to decode unfamiliar terms in your professional journey. Join us on this transformative expedition through healthcare language, elevate your skills, and become an indispensable asset. Begin your journey and enroll in our Medical Terminology course today! WIOA Approved
NOTE: REFUND POLICY
Refunds for classes 8 weeks or longer have a non-refundable registration fee. If you cancel a course at any time a refund will be provided, less the amount of the registration fee. If you elect to keep your funds on account for future use, you will be granted a one-time transfer for your registration fee. No refunds will be granted on or after the course start date.
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