Medical billing is one of the fastest growing professions in allied health careers in the U.S.
Towson University’s Medical Billing course gives you the skills needed to be competitive in the healthcare market place, including
areas of diagnostic coding, procedural coding, Medicare, HIPAA and bill collection
strategies. Upon completion of this course you will be prepared to sit for the Certified
Medical Billing Specialist or Certified Professional Biller exams.
Course Format: Self-paced, online
Clock Hours: 80 hours
(Note: 80 clock hours accounts only for time spent in the online course, and does not include time spent outside the course or study time. Study time will vary widely per individual.)
Program Duration: Must be completed in 6 months
Materials: Tuition includes all course materials, books, AAPC student membership, and cost of the certification exam.
This course is WIOA approved and is on the Maryland Eligible Training Provider List
(ETPL). Students obtaining support through WIOA offices should contact Chunta Rivers
via email at crivers AT_TOWSON to initiate the registration process.
This course is delivered by our education partners at AAPC.
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Medical Billing is listed as one of the fastest growing professions in allied health. The medical industry is experiencing a tremendous demand for individuals with knowledge of medical office operations, which includes diagnostic and procedural insurance forms processing.
This course introduces you to health insurance and reimbursement. In this course, you will become familiar with the health insurance industry, legal and regulatory issues, and differences in reimbursement methodologies. You will learn principles of medical billing related to proper claim form preparation, submission and payment processing, and the follow up process. This course is recommended for anyone who is preparing for a career in a medical billing department at a physician’s office, clinic, or similar positions. This course is strongly recommended for anyone who is preparing for AAPC’s CPB™ certification exam.
Module 1. Basics of Insurance Billing and Compliance
Module 2. Medical Documentation and Coding
Module 3. Paper and Electronic Claims
Module 4. Fee & Insurance Collection
Module 5. Health Care Payers, Part 1
Module 6. Health Care Payers, Part 2
Module 7. Inpatient & Outpatient Billing
It’s important you know anatomy and medical terminology to be successful. We recommend taking either of these courses from our partners at ed2go to be successful in this course.
Upon successful completion of our Medical Billing course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position doing medical billing in a medical office setting and will be prepared to sit for the Med-Certification exam to become a Certified Medical Billing Specialist (CBS) or the AAPC certification exam to become a Certified Professional Biller (CPB).
PC Software Requirements
MAC Software Requirements
Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Susan Gochoco, CPC,CCVTC,CCP,CEMC,CPC-I provides up to six hours of coaching time for all of our online students.
*NOTE: WIOA and other specialized workforce assistance programs are not eligible for this discount.