Medical Coding and Billing A/B

Medical Coding and Billing prepares high school students for a career as a medical coding and billing specialist. The topics covered in this course provide a strong foundation for students planning to take a certification exam, such as the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam or the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam. 

This course presents an overview of the U.S. healthcare delivery system and explains what medical coders and billers do to keep this system operating efficiently. After a review of the anatomy and physiology of humans, students will then explore medical coding and billing jobs in different settings, including hospitals, physicians’ offices, and insurance companies. This course also provides coverage of the ICD-10-CM, CPT®, HCPCS, and ICD-10-PCS coding systems and an overview of the medical billing process and healthcare revenue cycle management.