Medical Billing & Coding — Certification Program
Our Medical Billing & Coding Program helps prepare individuals to pursue a careers as medical billing and coding specialists. Participants will learn the skills to become members of the healthcare and insurance fields. The program emphasizes coding skills and procedures for billing and examination purposes. The curriculum prepares students to sit and pass the National Healthcareers Association (NHA) certification Exam.
Why Study Medical Billing & Coding
The demand for persons who understand how to code healthcare services and procedures for third-party insurance reimbursement is growing substantially. In fact, it is one of the fastest-growing careers in the healthcare industry today! Physician hospitals, pharmacies, long-term care facilities, chiropractic practices, physical therapy practices, and other healthcare providers all depend on medical billing and coding for insurance carrier reimbursement. These services will continue to hire candidates who specialize in medical billing and coding.
Why Become Certified
Certification validates your training and says you have the skills and knowledge to preform as a medical billing and coding specialist. To become certified you need to sit and pass the NHA exam and satisfy the practical requirements.
Upon completion of this program students will
Medical Billing & Coding Curriculum
Medical Billing & Coding with Certification – Program Outline
|Course #||Course Title||Session|
|AHS101||Introduction to Health Careers||I|
|BIO215||Anatomy & Physiology||I|
|MED||Introduction to Medical Billing & Coding||II|
|MED||Billing & Coding Reimbursement Procedures||II|
|MED272||Medical Law and Ethics||III|
|MED||Billing & Coding Identification Procedures||III|
|MED||Introduction to Claims Examiner||III|
Registration and Enrollment
This course is open enrollment. You can enroll and begin in any session throughout the year.
Go to www.bibtbahamas.com to apply
Opportunities to sit the certification exam are available year round. To register, simply complete the application form on the BIBT website and remit the appropriate fees. Please see exam fee schedule below:
|Clinical Medical Assistant||$155.00||$50.00||$205.00|
|Administrative Medical Assistant||$117.00||$50.00||$167.00|
|Billing and Coding Specialists||$117.00||$50.00||$167.00|
|Patient Care Technician||$155.00||$50.00||$205.00|
Note: Individuals who study the EKG technician program at BIBT receives one free exam voucher.
Special scheduled exam: Cost of Exam + $100 local fee