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Medical Coding And Billing (NRCCS) Test Prep Course
The world of healthcare and health insurance rely on skilled and qualified medical billing and coding specialists. Medical Billing and Coding Specialists allow hospitals and clinics to correctly code procedures to collect on insurance claims and patient payments. As this field continues to grow, so do the new opportunities.
At Florida Vocational Institute (FVI), we offer a test prep course designed for a working Medical Assistant or MA student wanting to pursue a certification as a Nationally Registered Certified Coding Specialist (NRCCS). The course includes exam review materials with electronic practice exams. Students will also be taught test taking strategies and techniques to increase their chances of passing the exam.
Medical Coding And Billing
The worlds of healthcare and health insurance rely on skilled and qualified medical billing and coding specialists each and every day. They are responsible for accurately registering, recording, and tracking patient accounts. As this field continues to grow, so do the new opportunities. At Florida Vocational Institute (FVI), we can prepare you for a satisfying career in Medical Coding And Billing in less than a year!
Medical Coding and Billing Job Outlook
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in their 2013 Occupational Outlook Handbook, the medical records and health information field is growing at a steady pace. Between 2010 and 2020, they estimate that this industry will increase by at least 21%. For anyone looking for more than a job, but a rewarding career where they can use their skills and be a valued member of a team, a position as a medical coding and billing specialist could be the opportunity you’re looking for.
At FVI, our medical coding and billing NRCCS Test Prep course is designed to give you the skills you need to pass the Nationally Registered Certified Coding Specialist (NRCCS) exam.
The Nationally Registered Certified Coding Specialist (NRCCS) designation demonstrates to colleagues and employers that certified individuals have the medical billing and coding knowledge and proficiency required for work in health care and medical billing settings.
Divided into five, eight-hour Saturday sessions, our program can teach you:
The responsibilities of a medical coder and billing
The characteristics of the commercial and government insurance health plans, including Medicare, Medicaid, HMO, PPO, and POS
Typical billing guidelines
Current guidelines for coding diagnoses and procedures
How to understand Insurance Claim Forms
How to understand the complexities of ICD-10
To enroll in this test prep course, you must be working as a Medical Assistant or be enrolled in a Medical Assistant Program. If you are currently a student, there are prerequisite courses required before you can participate – Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, and Office Procedures.
After you’ve completed this program and pass the NRCCS exam, you’ll be prepared to work as medical coding and billing specialist. The career placement team at FVI can assist in finding exciting employment opportunities so you can enter this fast-paced field and put your new skills to work for you.
Medical Coding and Billing Work Environment
As a medical coding and billing specialist, you’ll work with doctors, hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities. In this position, you’ll be responsible for using medical codes to input patient information. This gives their physician accurate records so they can provide better healthcare services, and allows insurance companies to properly process medical claims.
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