A Certified Medical Biller and Coder Specialist is responsible for accurately coding and processing medical claims for healthcare providers. They are also responsible for ensuring accuracy and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. They must have a thorough knowledge of the medical billing and coding industry, including the Medicare and Medicaid systems.
The Certified Medical Biller and Coder Specialist must have excellent organizational skills and be able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines. They must also have strong interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work with a variety of people. They should be familiar with medical terminology and be able to use a variety of computer software programs. They must possess the ability to interpret coding and reimbursement rules and regulations.
The Certified Medical Biller and Coder Specialist must be detail-oriented and able to handle confidential information with the utmost discretion. They must also be able to work independently and as part of a team. They must be willing to stay abreast of industry changes and be able to adapt quickly to new processes and procedures.
A Certified Medical Biller and Coder Specialist is a great career choice for someone who is detail-oriented and enjoys working with health care professionals and data. The role is responsible for coding and billing medical services accurately and efficiently. This career requires specialized knowledge of the medical coding and billing process, along with strong organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills. The job can be physically and mentally challenging, as the medical coder must stay abreast of changes in coding regulations and procedures. The Certified Medical Biller and Coder Specialist will also need to be able to work independently and as part of a team. The salary for this role can vary depending on experience, job location and the size of the employer.
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This program is designed for existing healthcare professionals looking for a medical billing and coding program online. With this program, healthcare professionals can improve their employment opportunities significantly, as hospitals, physician practices, pharmacies, chiropractic practices, care facilities,physical therapy practices, and several others require medical billers and coders. People working in this position can help healthcare providers with insurance reimbursement.
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• How the human body is organized
• Major anatomical structures of the body
• How to use the HCPCS, CPT, and ICD-10-CM manuals for identifying correct codes
• The basics of procedural and diagnostic coding
• How to complete insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, and appeal denied claims
• About HIPAA and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
• CPT Modifiers, Late Effects, and E and V Codes
• Coding Evaluation and Management (E&M) services
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After completing this program students will be prepared to sit for any of the billing and coding certification exam. **Some certification exams have additional requirements**
Included in this program is the CBCS certification from NHA! Individuals with a CBCS certification from NHA gain access to the knowledge and training they need to prepare for a rewarding and meaningful career as a sought-after Billing & Coding Specialist.
As a CBCS, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:
Gather/review essential patient information
Verify required documentation before patient information is released
Prevent fraud/abuse by auditing billing
Support coding and billing process
Assign codes for diagnoses and procedures
Submit claims for reimbursement
Coach healthcare providers to achieve optimal reimbursement
Billing & Coding Specialists have an expansive range of opportunities for employment. The skills learned through the NHA CBCS certification are essential to hospitals, physician offices, surgery centers, nursing homes, dental offices, home healthcare agencies, mental health facilities and even insurance companies and consulting firms. Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
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Certified Billing Coding Specialiist (CBCS)
The Certified Medical Biller and Coder Specialist (CMBCS) certification is the most widely recognized medical billing and coding certification. It demonstrates a high level of expertise and knowledge in the field. With this certification, you can expect to have more opportunities for better pay and job advancement. Additionally, employers may be more likely to hire you and to give you more responsibility. The certification also sets you apart from other medical billers and coders and makes you more marketable.