With the Medical Billing 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 and the CPT. You will master the legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field.
Students who successfully complete the course will have the opportunity to receive 80 hours of externship in a local healthcare setting. The Billing and Coding Specialist Certification (BCSC) exam through the National Healthcareers will be scheduled two weeks after the course end date.
For students who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please check with the National Healthcareers Association certification board by calling 1-800-499-9092 to discuss your topic of study to determine if you are qualified to obtain a certificate in that field. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.