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MEDICAL CODING AND BILLING SPECIALIST

Earn your degree as an insurance coding and billing specialist and start a rewarding career now.

More Tech Institute is one of the top Medical Billing and Coding Schools in Miami. Here you will receive Medical Billing and Coding Training from some of the best professionals in the field. Our hands-on program provides students with the skills to perform a variety of medical insurance-related functions in a medical and/or insurance office setting. These tasks include organizing, analyzing and technically evaluating health insurance claim forms as well as coding diseases, surgeries, and other medical procedures for billing and collection.

Employment opportunities as an Insurance Coding and Billing Specialist may be found in:


  • Hospitals

  • Doctors' Offices

  • Medical Billing and Coding Companies

  • Clinics

  • or your own Business of Medical Billing and Coding


Program Description

The Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Specialist program covers all aspects of medical office functions for Microsoft Word usage, medical terminology, body systems, coding rules, and proper processing of government insurance claims.

Program Length

Duration of this program is seven hundred twenty (720) clock hours. The student has 36 weeks to complete the program.

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    Course
    Number

    ICBS-110
    ICBS-120
    ICBS-130
    ICBS-140
    ICBS-150
    ICBS-160

    ICBS-170
    ICBS-180
    ICBS-190
    ICBS-200
    Total Hours
    Course
    Title

    Introduction to Coding and Billing I
    Introduction to Coding and Billing II
    Understanding Medical Insurance I
    Structure and Function of the Body I
    Structure and Function of the Body II
    Electronic Spreadsheet Insurance Claim Processing
    Understanding Medical Insurance II
    Medical Language
    Word Processing I
    Word Processing II
    Lecture
    Hours

    60
    60
    60
    60
    60
    30

    120
    30
    30
    30
    382
    Lab
    Hours

    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    90

    -
    30
    30
    30
    338
    Total
    Hours

    60
    60
    60
    60
    60
    120

    120
    60
    60
    60
    720

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    ICBS 110 - Introduction to Coding and Billing I

    The student will learn how to code and classify diseases, using the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM) book volumes 1 and 2, and services and procedures, using Current Procedural Terminology and Health Care Professionals CPT/HCPCS Medicare Level II Expert books.


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    ICBS 110 - Introduction to Coding and Billing II

    The student will learn how to code and classify diseases, using the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM) book volumes 1 and 2, and services and procedures, using Current Procedural Terminology and Health Care Professionals CPT/HCPCS Medicare Level II Expert books


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    ICBS 130 - Understanding Medical Insurance I

    The student will learn how to code and classify diseases, using the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM) book volumes 1 and 2, and services and procedures, using Current Procedural Terminology and Health Care Professionals CPT/HCPCS Medicare Level II Expert books.


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    ICBS 140 - Structure and Function Of The Body I

    Introduction to the structure of the body including cells, tissues, organ systems, musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine, and digestive systems. Students learn about diseases that are frequently diagnosed and treated in a medical office setting.


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    ICBS 150 - Structure and Function of The Body II

    This course offers an introduction to the structure of the body including respiratory, urinary, and reproductive and immune systems. Students continue to learn about diseases that are frequently diagnosed and treated in a medical office setting.


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    ICBS 160 - Electronic Spreadsheet

    Emphasis for this course will be placed mainly on the basic applications of spreadsheet software. This will include such concepts as the use of spreadsheet analysis, database management, file manipulation and the use of graphics.


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    ICBS 170 - Understanding Medical Insurance II

    The student will learn how to code and classify diseases, using the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM) book volumes 1 and 2, and services and procedures, using Current Procedural Terminology and Health Care Professionals CPT/HCPCS Medicare Level II Expert books.


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    ICBS 180 - Medical Language

    This is an introductory course to the field of medical terminology, including basic word structure and the use of medical and technical dictionaries. Students identify components of medical terms and perform analysis and reconstruction of terms. Students learn operative, diagnostic, therapeutic, symptomatic and surgical terminology of all body systems.


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    ICBS 190 - Medical Language

    An introductory course designed to enable students to learn how to enter, edit, and modify text easily and quickly using Word Perfect software.


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    ICBS 200 - Medical Language

    A skills-oriented course that teaches students document coding, work flow organization, back up processing, document saving and retrieving, bold printing, centering, directory organization, pagination, editing global search, wrap around justification, columns, tables, outlines fonts, merging, format, speller, grammatical and control.


    Program Cost

    Application Fee: $50.00
    Registration Fee: $100.00
    Tuition Cost: $5,540.00
    Textbook: $370.00* (Optional)
    Uniform: $25.00
    Total Program Cost: $5,690.00


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    Payment Terms

    The institution accepts credit cards, checks, and cash. All monies owed to the institution must be paid within thirty (30) days of the due date. The institution will send reminders for collecting delinquent tuition and/or monies owed. Any student with an outstanding debt to the institution won’t be able to graduate and/or receive a diploma.