The Medical Billing & Coding Profession
Medical billing and coding is one of the fastest-growing careers in the healthcare industry today! The need for professionals who understand how to code healthcare services and procedures for third-party insurance reimbursement is growing substantially. Physician practices, hospitals, pharmacies, long-term care facilities, chiropractic practices, physical therapy practices, and other healthcare providers all depend on medical billing and coding for insurance carrier reimbursement. The medical industry will have almost 50% more jobs available by 2018; therefore, a surplus of medical facilities will continue to hire candidates who specialize in medical billing and coding.
The Medical Billing & Coding Program
This billing and coding program delivers the skills students need to solve insurance billing and coding problems. It details proper assignment of codes and the process to file claims for reimbursement. This course covers the following key areas and topics:
Education and Certification
Detailed Course Topics Covered
|Course Contact Hours||80 hours|
|Spring 2013 Class Dates||Spring Schedule - March 2013|
To register for the program and make payment in full at time of registration, go to BlueNet, click on the Prospective Students icon, and then click on the link titled Register and Pay for Elmhurst Partners Classes, and select 'Healthcare' from the Topic Code drop-down menu.
To register for the program and make two equal payments, complete the Registration Form and submit to Anna Locascio or mail to the School for Professional Studies, Office of Adult & Graduate Admission, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126. For payment, 50% of tuition is due at time of registration, and the final 50% of tuition is due four weeks after the start of class.
For any questions, please contact the Office of Adult and Graduate Admission at (630) 617-3300 or email@example.com.