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Medical Billing and Coding Professional Program - Fall 2019

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Medical Billing and Coding

UWF Continuing Education is offering an exciting opportunity for those interested in beginning a new career as a Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS). The Certified Billing and Coding Specialist training course will prepare you to successfully pass the National Healthcareer Association exam and directly enter the field of healthcare. The program includes a well-blended mix of classroom, audio-visual presentation and a shadow experience.
 
Billing & Coding Specialists have an expansive range of opportunities for employment. The skills learned through the NHA CBCS certification are essential to hospitals, physician offices, surgery centers, nursing homes, dental offices, home healthcare agencies, mental health facilities and even insurance companies and consulting firms.
 

As a CBCS, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Gather/review essential patient information
  • Verify required documentation before patient information is released
  • Prevent fraud/abuse by auditing billing
  • Support coding and billing process
  • Assign codes for diagnoses and procedures
  • Submit claims for reimbursement
  • Coach healthcare providers to achieve optimal reimbursement
 
We realize work, life and family obligations can sometimes prevent you from attending educational opportunities. With that in mind, we have tailored the program to fit the busy schedules required by family life and work.
The CBCS program offers students both theoretical and practical training through hands-on experience. Instruction is provided by an experienced CBCS who is current in the field of Coding.

This program prepares you to pass the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist examination through NHA.

Classes meet on Tuesday/Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. for twelve (12) weeks. In Week 3 and 7, you will have class on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. along with the regular weekly classes.  In addition to 84 hours in the classroom and homework study time, students are eligible to complete a shadow experience which serves as working experience and a reference for future employment.

Class Details

25 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Tue, Thu.  
  Daily - Sat.  
  Daily - Sat.  

Location : UWF Building 86 (CEPS) Location : 
  UWF Building 86 (CEPS).

Instructor : Marline Credeur 

 

Notice

Please read:  Questions? Contact UWF Student Support Center 850-473-7468

Tuition: 

$3,000.00


Registration Closes On
Friday, August 30, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/3/2019 - 11/19/2019 Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Pensacola, UWF Building 86 (CEPS)  Map Marline Credeur 
9/21/2019 - 9/21/2019 Daily - Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pensacola, UWF Building 86 (CEPS)  Map Marline Credeur 
10/19/2019 - 10/19/2019 Daily - Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pensacola, UWF Building 86 (CEPS)  Map Marline Credeur 

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