Medical Billing and Coding

Medical Billing and Coding Program

Medical Billing and Coding/Health Information Technicians are the health care professionals in charge of processing patient data such as treatment records and related insurance information. The Medical Biller & Coder program prepares students for a medical career in a non-patient setting. Upon completion of this program, the student can sit for a national coding exam to become a certified coder. Medical billers and coders are employed by coding companies, billing companies, collection agencies, clearing houses, physician’s offices, hospitals, clinics, consulting firms, insurance companies including HMOs, PPOs, IPAs, and foundations for health care, mental health care facilities. High School Diploma or GED required. All students must pass an English and Math proficiency test. To receive program certification students must complete all classes within a 2-year time frame.

 

FREE Information Session for students considering enrolling!

 

Externship

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all required coursework and  passing  the National Credentialing exam

Students must purchase malpractice insurance $20.

 

 

 

Instructor: Rosemary Labadie

Rosemary Labadie is a certified Procedural Coder  through the American Academy of Procedural Coding (AAPC) and a holder of a  Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communication and a Master’s degree in Educational Curriculum. She has more than 30 years of work experience in the field of Billing and Coding and more than 11 years of teaching experience in adult education.

 

For questions please email Rosemary Labadie, Program Coordinator at rlabadie@hbas.edu.

 

 

Classes are located at our Main Campus: 17231 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Information Session Schedule:

Medical Billing & Coding

HBAS Gothard Site | (Room C123)

 

Monthly on Friday  | 8:30am-9:30am | 062013

 

2017 – 10/06,  11/03,  12/01

2018 – 01/12,   02/02,   03/02,   04/13,  05/04,  06/01

 

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Program Requirements:

  • FREE Information Session
  • Start in Medical Terminology!

Students must start their training in Medical Terminology A or B (in no particular order) or be enrolled concurrently with another course within the program.

Students are required to purchase scrubs.

Scrub cost: approximately $40 per set.

  • Diagnostic Coding (ICD-10)*
  • Procedure Coding
  • Billing
  • Anatomy & Physiology for Coders
  • Beginning Word
  • Beginning Excel
  • Keyboarding Certification
  • Career Readiness Skills

Electives:

  • National Credentialing Exam Prep Class for Coding Specialists

 

If you are a Coder and need training for ICD-10 the Diagnostic Coding course is the class for you!

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