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Medical Billing Specialist

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Medical Billing Specialist

Health care offices everywhere rely on individuals who have received medical billing training to help keep their patient files as accurate and organized as possible. Take the first step toward becoming a valuable asset to any medical practice online, at your own pace, by beginning your Medical Billing Specialist education with Stratford Career Institute.

Students enrolled in Stratford's Medical Billing Specialist training course can become well versed in medical and procedural terminology, as well as learn more about complex insurance forms and advanced coding techniques. 

With the convenience to train at home, you could receive medical billing technician training in your spare time and earn your career diploma in as little as six months, or if you prefer, take up to two years.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual salary for medical records and health information technicians is $40,350. The number of jobs is projected to increase by 11% through 2028 which is much faster than average.*

Medical Terminology
• Basic Word Structure
• Suffixes and Prefixes
• Organization of the Body
• Body Systems
• Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
• Common Abbreviations and Symbols

The Billing Specialist and Health Insurance
• The Qualifications of the Billing Specialist
• Legal Aspects of Insurance Billing
• Health Insurance Terminology
• Paying with Health Insurance
• ICD-10-CM
• ICD-10-PCS
• ICD-9-CM
• Coding Guidelines

Procedural Terminology, Insurance Claims, and Managed Care
• Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
• CPT Components and Conventions
• Using the HCPCS System
• Developing and Processing an Insurance Claim
• CMS-1500 Completion Guidelines
• Electronic Claims Submission
• Common UB-04 (CMS-1450) Completion Guidelines

Types of Insurance Coverage Plans
• Blue Cross / Blue Shield Plans
• Medicare Health Plan
• Medicaid Coverage and Billing
• Tricare Billing
• CHAMPVA Claims
• Fraud and Abuse
• Workers' Compensation

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Medical Billing Specialist Program

“The learning material provided by Stratford is clear and direct, which makes me confident in my success.”

Rachel W.

"I felt this was a comprehensive course. I would recommend it to anyone wanting to break into the Medical Billing and Coding fields."

Cynthia F.

"Completing this course has helped me have the chance to be able to work from home."

Cortnie M.