Professional Medical Coding & Billing with PCS

Train with California State University, San Bernardino for a career in medical coding and learn the specialized skills you need to assign the standardized codes used to bill for healthcare services. With over 41,100 new jobs expected in this field by 2022, the rapidly expanding healthcare industry relies on these professionals.

The additional PCS training included in our Professional Medical Coding and Billing with PCS program puts you a step ahead in the job market because most entry-level coding certificates do not include this ICD-10-PCS training. With this course, you'll be prepared to work in both physician practices and hospitals, making you more flexible as you consider job options, as well as advancement opportunities.

Who Should Attend

Professionals who are interested in working in physicians' offices, clinics, hospitals, insurance companies, large coding outsourcing companies and other healthcare facilities as a medical coder and biller.

Career Pathways

Medical coding and billing professionals usually work on-site at a healthcare facility. Positions can be found in physicians' offices, clinics, hospitals, insurance companies, large coding outsourcing companies and other healthcare facilities.

Delivery Format

  • The entire program is offered online
  • Start anytime during the quarter
  • Complete it from the convenience of your home and on your schedule
  • Progress at the pace that matches your learning style


Course Information
Course No. HSCI 1030
Units NC
Schedule No. 2050
Fee* $3,495

* Fees are subject to change

Outline

Training Time

Total hours: 640

    Hours



  • Program Orientation 1
  • Computer Fundamentals 7
  • Health Information Management 14
  • Healthcare Delivery Systems 4
  • Legal and Compliance 3
  • Reimbursement Methodologies 21
  • Medical Terminology 50
  • Pathophysiology 50
  • Anatomy and Physiology 45
  • Pharmacology 30
  • Introduction to Coding 16
  • ICD-10 Coding 65
  • CPT/HCPCS Coding—Block 1 40
  • CPT/HCPCS Coding—Block 2 40
  • Advanced ICD-10 Coding 16
  • Coding Practicum 120
  • Final Exam Preparation 1
  • Subtotal 523
  • Applied PCS Training Time
  • Program Orientation 1
  • Advanced Pathophysiology 35
  • Advanced Anatomy and Physiology 35
  • Applied ICD-10-PCS Coding 28
  • ICD-10-PCS Coding Practicum 17
  • Final Exam Preparation 1
  • Subtotal 117
  • Total Hours: 640

Skill Sets

  • Become familiar with the CPT, HCPCS and ICD-10 with PCS procedural code sets
  • Prepare to pass the CCA (offered by AHIMA) or CPC (offered by AAPC) national certification exams
  • Gain hands-on experience on real-world records so you're prepared for the workforce
  • Train to begin working immediately upon graduation

Requirements

Must have access to a computer, Internet and an active e-mail account.

Financing

Two payment plans are available for Career Step programs.

To learn more about payment plans, contact Career Step at 1-877-225-7151 or apinfo@careerstep.com


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