Medical Coding Specialist Training in New Jersey

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Program Overview
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As a medical coding school in NJ, Healthcare Training Institute has many years of experience training students to become medical coding specialists. We have graduated numerous men and women who have gone on to find success in the field of medical billing and coding. In a little more than a year, our medical billing and coding specialist certificate program will jump start your career and you’ll be ready to work in healthcare clinics, hospitals, medical offices, and other out-patient facilities. Classes begin soon, so contact us at (908) 851-7711 today!

After obtaining their medical coding certification, our students are able to:

  • Understand human anatomy and physiology
  • Apply medical terminology
  • Successfully assign procedure and diagnoses codes
  • Proficiently apply CPT and ICD9 codes

This program is designed to provide necessary skills and knowledge to students who are new to the field and prepare them for entry-level medical coding jobs. You will train to act as the vital part of the link between patients, physicians, and insurance companies. Medical coding specialists help both doctors and patients submit claims to get reimbursed by insurance companies for tests and procedures. Our students gain a full understanding of expectations, job knowledge, and mastery of skills needed for job performance.

Medical Coding Training in NJ

The medical billing and coding specialist curriculum has been tailored in such a way to allow the student to abstract information from patient’s record, and combine it with their knowledge of reimbursement and coding guidelines to optimize physicians and hospital payments.

You will train to act as the vital part of the link between patients, physicians, and insurance companies. Medical coding specialists help both doctors and patients submit claims to get reimbursed by insurance companies for tests and procedures.

Career Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of medical billing and coding specialists is projected to grow 22% from 2012 to 2022. The majority of coding specialists work in hospitals or physicians’ offices.

Program Outline

Medical Coding Training Program Outline

Our Medical Coding Specialist program has been designed to provide training and knowledge in all fundamental areas to prepare students for successful careers. At Healthcare Training Institute, our students gain the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare them for entry-level positions.

Course guidelines have been approved by the American Hospital Association (AHA), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), and the National Center for Health Statistics.

A Medical Coding certificate is awarded to the students upon successful completion of all graduation requirements listed in the student catalog.

Medical Billing & Coding Specialist Program Outline

SECTIONCOURSEHOURS
Section -I Medical Terminology 45
Section -II Anatomy & Physiology 120
Section -III The Healthcare Team 60
Section -IV Administrative Procedure 60
Section -V Electronic Health Record 60
Section -VI Computerized in Medica Office 85
Section -VII Medical Coding 180
Section -VIII Medical Insurance Principle 90
Section - IX Externship 200
TOTAL HOURS 900
How To Apply

To learn more about our Medical Billing Program, please contact an HTI representative at (908) 851-7711 today or fill out our Request Information form. We’ll be in touch shortly!