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Medical​ ​Billing​ ​and​ ​Coding​ ​Certification​: Prep with Ashworth College

Written by Ashworth College on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. Posted in Healthcare

Medical​ ​Billing​ ​and​ ​Coding​ ​Certification​: Prep with Ashworth College

Online colleges are the answer if you’re a busy adult wants to earn your medical billing and coding certification. Ashworth College’s online college courses may help you take the next step in your career thanks to our flexible, self-paced and affordable online college programs.

Our Medical Billing and Coding Career Diploma program may help teach you current industry standards and HIPAA compliance information. Our courses and our partnership with the National Healthcareer Association may help prepare you for the medical billing and coding certification exams required for success in your field.

Our program may help prepare you for the following three exams:

Learn more: How to Become a Medical Coder With No Experience

Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam

This exam is a doorway to a career in hospitals, medical offices, surgery centers, nursing homes, home health care agencies, insurance companies and more. Earn this certification and you prove you have the skills for the job. Ashworth College tuition for the Medical Billing and Coding Career Diploma program covers the cost of this exam. It is proctored by our partner NHA.

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam

This exam focuses on medical coding. Professional medical coders review and assign medical codes for patent records and insurance billing. This requires a solid grasp of detailed codes and government regulations. After passing this exam, you may go on to assist patients and insurance companies with the billing process.

Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam

This exam determines qualification to work in a physician’s office, hospital, or other medical setting. It demonstrates your ability to review and maintain medical records and apply appropriate codes. Earning a medical billing and coding certification by passing the CCA exam may help you get entry-level work in medical coding.

The online college courses at Ashworth College may help you earn your certification. To get started call an Admissions Advisor at 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online today.

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