CBCS - Certified Billing and Coding Specialist

Certified medical billing/coding specialists work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, outpatient and inpatient clinics, surgical centers, and dental offices. Any place that provides medical services requires the services of a certified medical billing/coding specialist. Certified medical billing/coding specialists work in conjunction with physicians and other medical providers and, in addition to coding services, provide education to providers regarding medical record requirements and conduct chart reviews for completeness.

As a CBCS you may perform some of the following tasks:
  • Accurately locate documentation in the patient record to support coding and billing process
  • Assign codes for diagnoses and procedures
  • Submit claims for reimbursement based on payer policies and procedures
  • Coach providers on the best documentation practices to support quality coding and optimal reimbursement
  • Certified specialists are prepared for entry-level employment as an insurance billing specialist and related occupations in the medical industry. Graduates of this program will be employable by private health care practices, clinics, government agencies, insurance companies and other health care facilities.

    Prerequisite: Anatomy & Physiology with Medical Terminology - included with course

    one time



    $99.99 / mo
    12 months
    These courses are Fast Track versions of the MedCerts™ online certification courses. Each one is designed to quickly and efficiently prepare a motivated student to take a single national certification examination. They offer an efficient, cost-effective route to your new career in healthcare.