Medical Billing and Coding
Center for Organizational Resources
The mission of the Center for Organizational Resources (COR) is to partner with organizations in assisting them to improve productivity, enhance employee relations, keep satisfied customers, and remain competitive. COR establishes long-term relationships with its clients and links them with resources at Ball State University as well as other resources throughout the state of Indiana.
This combined 80 hours billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-9manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following areas: CPT (introduction Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields, (surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-9 (Introduction and guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements. Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS). After obtaining the suggested practical work experience (6 mths to 2 years), students who complete the is course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders exam and/or other national certification exams.
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