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With the Medical Billing Career Prep program, you will gain the skills you need to enter one of the fastest-growing fields in allied health as a medical billing specialist. In this program, you will gain hands-on, practical experience working with the main coding manuals in the field, the ICD-10-CM and the CPT. In addition; you will be introduced to ICD-10-CM. You will also master the legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field.
Students will also be prepared to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) national certification exam offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
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Prerequisites: Medical Terminology. For students who have some medical experience, successfully completing the Medical Terminology - Root Terms and Word Associations course will satisfy the Medical Terminology prerequisite.
Cancellations: The office of Continuing & Professional Education reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes due to low enrollment. If a class is cancelled or rescheduled due to low enrollment, you will be notified at least one week prior to class start date and given the option of a full refund or, in some cases, transferring to a different class.
Refunds: No refunds will be issued after the course start date or once course material has been accessed in any manner, except as described in the Hardship Withdrawal section below.
If you are not able to or no longer wish to take a course, you may request a refund. If you request a refund prior to the relevant deadline described below, you will be refunded your full registration fee minus a $25 administrative fee. In some cases, you may also request to transfer to a different class. Participants whose registration fees were paid by a third party (such as state/county workforce development agencies or an employer) may not be eligible for transfers. If you request to transfer to a different class, one transfer is processed at no charge. A $25 administrative fee is applied to subsequent transfer requests. Deadlines for refund and transfer requests depend on the type of course:
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Materials: If course materials are purchased from a third party (including, but not limited to, textbooks, CDs, videos or study guides), it is the student’s responsibility to review and abide by the third party’s refund policies.
Exam Fees: All exam fees are non-refundable. Arrangements to take exams must be made within 6 months of completion of the course. Prices for exams are subject to change without notice.
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