Course Overview

Due to growing health problems, aging population, and a surge in insurance claims, more and more hospitals and clinics, insurance companies, and independent physicians are constantly seeking for certified medical billers to help them deal with payer requirements, reimbursements and claims processes.

Our Medical Billing Certification will help you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in this profession. In this course, you will learn basic medical terminology; study about the laws and regulations of different states applying to the healthcare industry; and understand differences in various insurance plans. You will also be introduced to different claim submission standards and gain expertise in claim and patient follow-ups and denial resolution.

With all the relevant information contained in this course, you'll expand your knowledge of billing practices and principles.

This, in turn, should come in handy as you prepare for a career in this field.

Course Highlights

  • 24/7 access to quality course content and materials for 12 weeks
  • Seamless compatibility across all devices and browsers
  • End of module assessments to test your knowledge of the covered topics
  • Access to dedicated online support throughout course duration
Course Duration

To provide maximum flexibility, there is no specific deadline of completion for this course. Since the course can be accessed anytime online, you may choose to learn the lessons in multiple sessions or cover the entire course in one go. Take note that the aforementioned learning hours is just an estimate. The duration to complete the entire course still depends on your learning pace. Since the course can be accessed anytime online, you may choose to learn the lessons in multiple sessions or cover the entire course in one go.

Course Certification

Upon finishing the Medical Billing Certification, you will receive a certificate of completion from Skills on Projects. This certificate will be in PDF format and will be sent to the email address you have used on sign up. No additional fee will be charged to secure this certification. Use it to boost your CV and your knowledge in this field.

Course Outline
  • Module 1: Introduction to Medical Billing
    • Background on Claims
    • The Duties and Responsibilities of a Medical Biller and Coder
    • Qualities of a Good Medical Biller and Coder
  • Module 2: Qualifications of a Medical Biller and Coder
    • Job Qualifications
    • Training Certifications
    • Health Care Costing and Insurance Companies
  • Module 3: Ethics in Medical Billing
    • Medical Ethics
    • Formation of Ethics and Moral Values
  • Module 4: The Legal Aspect of Medical Billing
    • Medicare and Medicaid
    • Laws Governing Medical Billing
  • Module 5: Learning Medical Terminologies and Procedures
    • Learning Techniques
    • Learning Application
  • Module 6: The Medical Office
    • Different Kinds of Medical Offices
  • Module 7: The Health Care Team and Routine Procedures
    • Meeting the Health Care Team
    • Taking in Calls
    • Working with Medical Records
  • Module 8: Diagnostic Coding
    • The Process of Coding
    • Handling Patient Claims
  • Module 9: Procedural Coding
    • How to Code Procedures
  • Module 10: Health Insurance Plans
    • Basic Health Insurance Plans
  • Module 11: Filling out forms and filing medical claims
    • Verification
    • Payment Terms
    • Filing a Claim
    • Reimbursement
    • Filling Out Claim Forms
  • Module 12: Provisions of Various Health Policies
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Champus/Champva/Tricare
    • Worker’s Compensation
    • HMOs
    • The Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Module 13: Billing Errors
    • Identifying Errors and Silly Mistakes
  • Module 14: Claim Disputes
    • The Legal Process of Adjudication
    • Monitoring Claims
    • Remittance of Claims
    • Filing an Appeal
  • Module 15: The Medical Billing Software
    • The Medical Practice Management Software
    • Types of Medical Billing Software
  • Module 16: Working as a Medical Insurance Specialist
    • Job Description
    • Skill Requirements
    • Education
    • Certifications
    • Career Opportunities
    • Self-Employment
    • Tips for Finding a Job

Minimum Technological Requirements

Device and Browser

Access the course from any computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device. You also need an updated browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer 11.

Pen and Paper

Important points are spread throughout the course. A pen and paper will come in handy in such situation, so you can jot down the things you need to remember.

Internet Access

To participate in the online aspects of the course, you need to have access to a stable Internet connection.

Interested in Becoming a Medical Biller?

Our Medical Billing Certification will prepare you for this exciting career by helping you develop skills that matter for the job and are sought after by healthcare organisations. Enrol now!

Price: $399