Medical Billing and Coding Part 1
Medical Billing and Coding Part 1 can help you gain valuable career knowledge while you earn your high school diploma. This course introduces you to allied health career roles, medical terminology and body systems, medical processes and procedures, insurance, contracts, ethics and HIPAA compliance.
James Madison High School is nationally accredited by Cognia and the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. At JMHS you have the opportunity to work at your own pace from virtually anywhere so you can earn your high school diploma plus a Career Pathways Certificate on your own terms.
Medical Billing and Coding Part 1 is available only as part of the High School + Medical Billing and Coding program and is not available for individual purchase. It is part of a 2-semester program that includes Medical Billing and Coding Part 2. If you’re considering professional certification as a medical biller and coder after graduation, enroll in our General Diploma + Medical Billing and Coding Career Pathways track today.
- Course Name: Medical Coding and Billing Part 1
- Subject Area: Career
- Credits: 1 Unit
- Track: Career Pathways
- Price: Not Available For Single Purchase
- Syllabus: Course Syllabus (PDF)
Students learn the fundamentals of medical billing and coding and are prepared to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam from the National Healthcareer Association, the Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) exam from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), and the Certified Coding Associate (CCA®) exam from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Program topics include medical terminology; insurance plans; medical ethics; HIPAA; diagnostic and procedural coding; coding compliance and auditing; physician and hospital billing; Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE. Students receive training on ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT, and HCPCS code assignment.
NOTE: The exam costs are not covered by JMHS. CBCS and CCA candidates must be High School graduates. Additional requirements such as membership and applications can be found with each certifying agency. CBCS, CPC®, CCA®