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MBC103: Introduction to Medical Billing & Coding

Dates: June 30 - July 21, 2022

Meets: Th and M from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Registration Fee: $455.00

This course is for students who have applied and been accepted into USA's Medical Billing and Coding Program, and have completed Medical Terminology and Human Anatomy & Physiology.

NOTE: If you are paying for the bundled program, do not register here. Go to Medical Billing and Coding -- Experienced Bundle to register.

Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding is about the business of medicine, specifically coding as a profession. It also introduces students to the tools of their trade; CPT, ICD-10-CM and HCPCS Level II books. The laws governing the medical field and the importance of compliance with them is included in this course. Students who attend this class will learn the process of medical billing and how coding is part of that process. Upon completion of the course, they will begin to have a working knowledge of how to use their codebooks by understanding the layout and purpose of each book. They will gain insight into the claims filing and payment process while staying within the confounds of Federal, State and payer guidelines.

Notes:

Prior to registering for Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding, students must have successfully completed Human Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology. If you have not completed these, contact our office at usacontinuinged@southalabama.edu or 251-460-7200. Please refer to our website under the FAQs tab on the homepage for refund and grade policies. There is an 80% attendance policy required for this course.
Fee: $455.00
Hours:15.00
CEUs:1.50

Kimberly Cannon

Date Day Time Location
06/30/2022Thursday6 PM to 8:30 PM USA - Alpha East Extension 101
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