Blended Medical Coding and Billing Certificate Program

Medical Coding and Billing Certificate Program Blended Delivery

Begin your Medical Coding and Billing career path with CHCP’s Medical Coding and Billing Certificate Programs in Texas!

Designed Program Length:  38 Weeks

If you’re looking for a healthcare career that provides you with independence and is mentally stimulating, a medical coding and billing career may be right for you! When you choose to get your medical coding and billing training from CHCP, you will be poised to join motivated healthcare teams at hospitals, nursing facilities, physician's offices and many more locations.

When you get your MCB training from CHCP, you attend an externship site, where you will receive hands-on administrative training in the coding and billing of medical records and managing that health information for health care professionals and patients. Students will also learn necessary competencies required to take an entry level certification exam in coding and medical records.  After you graduate, you will be qualified to collect and organize medical information and data from patients, physicians, and other health care providers.

Graduates of CHCP’s Medical Coding and Billing program can work as medical billers, medical coders, medical records technicians and health information technicians. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical records and health information technicians is expected to increase by 22% from 2012 to 2022.* With a career as a MCB professional, you will be responsible for completing medical billing forms, filing medical insurance claims, both manually and by automation, practical application of CPT-4, current ICD coding systems and HCPCS codes as well as record-keeping practices for both the hospital and physician’s offices, procedures in content and filing of patient medical records, and use of a variety of filing systems

What Medical Coding and Billing jobs will I be qualified for?

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Insurance Benefits Assistant
  • Insurance Examiner’s Assistant
  • Hospital Admitting Clerk
  • Medical Office Bookkeeper
  • Medical Records Clerk
  • Insurance Claims Clerk

How will I afford my Medical Coding and Billing certificate?

  • CHCP’s financial services department is here to help students save money while working towards the healthcare career of their dreams. Click here to learn more!

Medical Coding and Billing skills you’ll learn at CHCP:

  • Medical records management
  • Filing insurance claims
  • Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
  • DRGs management
  • Electronic health record
  • Patient files
  • Filing system
  • Data management and analysis
  • Insurance billing
  • Current ICD coding systems

Medical Coding and Billing Jobs are Growing Steadily:  

  • 22% growth anticipated from 2012 to 2022

*May not reflect local or regional job markets

 

How Can CHCP help me find a Medical Coding and Billing job?

  • CHCP career services offers job placement assistance as well as interview and resume writing tips and more. Check out our career services page!

Call or Contact us by email today to further your career with a Health Information and Technology Management associate certificate!

 

Hear from a MCB Student

 

MEDICAL CODING AND BILLING BLENDED DELIVERY CLASSES IN TEXAS

MODULE I   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MSS 130 Master Student/Study Skills 8 0 0 8 0.5
HIP 130 HIPAA/OSHA/Infection Control 10 0 0 10 0.5
APO 130 Overview of Anatomy & Physiology 24 0 0 24 1.5
MED 130 Medical Terminology 24 0 0 24 1.5
MODULE II   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MA 305 Medical Law and Ethics 24 0 0 24 1.5
MCB 300 Principles of Insurance A 24 0 0 24 1.5
MCB 301 Basics of Coding A: CPT/HCPCS 24 24 0 48 2.0
MODULE III   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MAAS 212G Medical Office Procedures/Management 48 0 0 48 3.0
MCB 302 Basics of Coding B: ICD (Internation Calssification of Diseases - Current Version) 12 12 0 24 1.0
MCB 303 Principles of Insurance B 24 0 0 24 1.5
MODULE IV   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MCB 304 Anatomy and Physiology/Medical Terminology A 24 0 0 24 1.5
MCB 305 Coding A 12 12 0 24 1.0
MCB 306 Principles of Insurance B 24 0 0 24 1.5
MODULE V   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MCB 308 Anatomy and Physiology/Medical Terminology B 24 0 0 24 1.5
MCB 309  Coding B 12 36 0 48 2.0
MCB 310 Pathology B 24 0 0 24 1.5
MODULE VI   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MCB 311 Anatomy & Physiology / Medical Terminology C 24 0 0 24 1.5
MCB 312 Coding C 12 36 0 48 2.0
MCB 313 Pathology C 24 0 0 24 1.5
MODULE VII   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MA 39 Electronic Health Records 28 36 0 61 3.0
MCB 314 Computer Applications 12 20 0 32 1.0
MODULE VIII            
CSP 210 Customer Service/Professionalism and Career Preperation 30 18 0 48 2.5
MCB 315 MCB Cert Prep 30 15 0 45 2.5
MCB 316 MCB Externship 0 0 205 205 4.5
  Total Hours/Credits 514 221 205 940 43.0
CHCP’s Medical Coding and Billing Certificate Program is available in the following locations:

Potential Occupations

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Insurance Benefits Assistant
  • Insurance Examiner’s Assistant
  • Hospital Admitting Clerk
  • Medical Office Bookkeeper
  • Medical Records Clerk
  • Insurance Claims Clerk

Medical Coding and Billing Duties You Will Learn

  • Medical records management
  • Filing insurance claims
  • Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
  • DRGs management
  • Electronic health record
  • Patient files
  • Filing system
  • Data management and analysis
  • Insurance billing
  • ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding

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