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Medical Billing & Coding Program in Grand Prairie, TX

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Medical Billing and Coding Applicants must possess a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalent, or must be able to pass Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (Admission Test) with a minimum score of 15, as well as be able to read and write English. In addition, applicants must also possess good listening skills. The applicant must schedule an interview with the admissions office and submit a completed enrollment form. The applicant will be notified concerning his/her acceptance after review from the Director. Once the student has been accepted they will be subject to the school’s refund and cancellation policy. Class size is limited based upon space availability. Efforts are made to assign a class time that fits the prospective student’s schedule. MT Training Center does not discriminate regarding race, creed, age, sex, or religion. Special needs students will be assessed on a case by case basis.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Medical Billing and Coding Applicants must possess a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalent, or must be able to pass Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (Admission Test) with a minimum score of 15, as well as be able to read and write English. In addition, applicants must also possess good listening skills. The applicant must […]

Billing and Coding

Tuition and Fees

Registration: $150.00
Tuition: $9,023.00
Textbooks: $625.00
Total Cost $9,798.00

Class Schedule

Day classes are scheduled Monday through Friday, as indicated below. The Evening classes are scheduled Monday through Thursday. The Day and Evening Programs consists of five modules consisting of the following: The first module contains eighty (80) hours, second module one hundred and sixty (160) hours, third module of one hundred and sixty hours (160), fourth module eighty (80) hours, and the fifth module contains twenty (20) hours. Upon completion of the five hundred (530) total hours of instruction and successfully completing passing written and practical examinations, the student will be issued a CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION. Enrollment into the program begins every Monday. DAY SCHEDULE MONDAY - FRIDAY
Period 1 08:30 a.m. - 09:20 a.m. Break 09:20 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.
Period 2 09:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Break 10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Period 3 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Break 11:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Period 4 11:50 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. Break 12:40 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Period 5 12:50 p.m. - 01:40 p.m.
EVENING SCHEDULE MONDAY - THURSDAY
Period 1 06:00 p.m. - 06:50 p.m. Break 06:50 p.m. - 07:00 p.m.
Period 2 07:00 p.m. - 07:50 p.m. Break 07:50 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
Period 3 08:00 p.m. - 08:50 p.m. Break 08:50 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
Period 4 09:00 p.m. - 09:50 p.m.
PROGRAM AND SUBJECT DESCRIPTIONS
35.5 Quarter Credit Hours
Length: 22 Weeks (Day Class)
26.5 Weeks (Evening Class)
Ratios: 20:1 (students/instructor)

Graduation Requirements

The graduating student must be able to type a minimum of 30 words per minute and be able to perform entry-level billing and coding (ICD-9) procedures pertinent to the care and treatment in a physician's office, must be able to submit claim forms for payment, and be familiar with HIPPA compliance. The student must also be able to perform insurance verifications.

Objective

The Medical Billing and Coding specialist program is designed to provide the student with those skills and competencies necessary to perform entry level billing and coding in a physician's office pertaining to patient care and treatment. The student will learn and work with a variety of medical documents, billing and coding procedures, and terms, as well as general vocabulary, basic grammar and word processing techniques. The graduate will qualify for employment in medical offices, various hospital departments and health-care clinics, as well as the ability to run a home-based medical billing and coding business. A Certificate of Completion will be granted upon completion of the medical billing and coding program.
Subject Hours
Number Lectures Lab Credits
C-100 Introduction to Computers 0 80 4.0
MT-100 Medical Terminology 100 60 13.0
BC-101 Billing and Coding 60 100 11.0
CM-200 Computerized Medical Office/Insurance 10 70 4.5
PD-101 Employment Preparation 10 10 1.5
BM-100 Business Mathematics 10 20 2.0
Total Hours/Credits 190 340 36.0
Total Clock Hours: 530

Subject Description

C-100 Introduction to Computers- The student will learn how to properly utilize the personal computer, utilize Microsoft Office Products including learning Word, PowerPoint, and Excel as well as acquire basic keyboarding skills.
Prerequisite: None
0/80/0 Quarter Credit Hours:4.0
MT-100 Medical Terminology- Upon completion of this course the student will know basic medical terminology. The student will be able to identify the combining forms, prefixes and suffixes of common medical terms, define and spell these terms as well as have knowledge of medical terminology pronunciation. The student will also learn the structures and functions of all the anatomical systems.
Prerequisite: None
100/60/0 Quarter Credit Hours:13.0
BC-101 Billing and Coding- The student will learn various codes that are necessary to bill insurance claim forms for physicians. The student will obtain skills of ICD-9 CPT codes and categorization for billing purposes, as well as HIPPA compliance.
Prerequisite: None
60/100/0 Quarter Credit Hours:11.0
CM-200 Computerized Medical Office/Insurance- The student will obtain basic skills in day sheets, keeping patient ledgers, billing on claim forms, scheduling appointments and time management skills.
Prerequisite: None
10/70/0 Quarter Credit Hours:4.5
PD-101 Employment Preparation- The student will learn how to apply for jobs, complete job applications, write resumes, dress appropriately for interviews, and interview successfully.
Prerequisite: None
10/10/0 Quarter Credit Hours:1.5
BM-100 Business Mathematics- The student will learn how to convert percentages to fractions and fractions to decimals, as well as learn multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction of fractions, percentages, and decimals. The student will also learn how to calculate mark downs, federal income tax, basic payroll deductions, and credit card interest.
Prerequisite: None
10/20/0 Quarter Credit Hours:2.0

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