Medical Billing / Coding Program
Adult Education CTE | Health Occupations | Medical Billing/Coding Program in Long Island
Required Courses: Medical Terminology • Medical Coding • Medical Billing/Medical Manger • CPR • OSHA-10
Begin your career in the Health Occupation industry with this comprehensive study of language prefixes and suffixes. Become familiar with commonly used acronyms and their meanings. Medical Terminology is your first step in learning communication skills for success in all medical personnel positions. This is a prerequisite for the Medical Coding and Medical Billing/Medical Manager courses.
Discover the fundamentals of medical information as they pertain to the financial side of the health-care industry. Using Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification for Diseases (ICD) coding systems, learn to translate procedures and diagnoses into codes for billing purposes. This function is imperative to processing insurance claims effectively. Learn professional skills necessary for successful communication and customer service. Meet with Employment Center counselors to explore career pathways into jobs such as Health Claims Specialist and Medical Office Assistant.
Medical Billing / Medical Manager
Hospitals, doctors’ offices, and all health-care facilities operate smoothly with knowledgeable, organized Medical Billing personnel. Learn office procedures necessary to keep accurate accounts of patient payment records, insurance information, and services rendered. Master state-of-the-art software used to make billing, collections, scheduling, and managing every office with stellar simplicity. Meet with our Employment Center counselors regarding job postings from medical offices throughout Long Island. Follow program guidelines for professional skills to become the best Medical Office Manager possible.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a requirement for you to enter the healthcare and culinary industries. Become versed on providing immediate medical care for adults and children. Learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of heart attack, stroke, and choking and receive overall training in general first aid. Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate from the American Heart Association.
The OSHA-10 course teaches entry-level employees how to recognize hazards in any work environment. OSHA recommends that you enroll in this safety certification program as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA29 CFR 1910. Workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of each job. Upon successful completion, you will receive a 10-hour General Industry Safety Certification Completion Card.