Prepare to become a Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS) through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). In this 6-week/36-hour exam prep course, you’ll fine tune your billing and coding skills through review study guides, assessments and practice tests to gain the confidence and knowledge you need to pass the CBCS exam.
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: 1) Gather/review essential patient information. 2) Verify required documentation before patient information is released. 3) Prevent fraud/abuse by auditing billing. 4) Support coding and billing process. 5) Assign codes for diagnoses and procedures. 6) Submit claims for reimbursement. 7) 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. Open the door to a rewarding career path by becoming a CBCS. Don’t wait another moment to change your life. Would you like to have the CBCS credential letters next to your name?
Course fee includes: NHA CBCS Billing & Coding Specialist Certification online study materials (study guides, assessment, and practice tests) and exam to be taken after the completion of the course. Schedule an exam proctoring appointment through the Community Education office at 310-660-6460. $50 proctoring service fee applies.
Pre-requisite: Successful completion of the Medical Billing & Coding Health Information Management 7-Class series or proof of equal educational or work experience.