Medical Billing and Coding Program in Downtown LA

medical billing and coding
Program Description:
Offered at Cal State LA Downtown, the Medical Billing and Coding Program is an 80-hour billing and coding course that offers the skills needed to resolve insurance billing problems, manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-10 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. 

After obtaining practical work experience (six months to two years), students who complete this course may be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) – Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; or other National Certification Exams.

Participate in one of our upcoming Open House information sessions.

Who Should Enroll?

  • Students interested in keeping records, calculating patient charges and review files 
  • Individuals interested in being Medical Coders that determine codes for physician procedures and diagnosis using ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding protocols for third party billing purposes
  • Students with a high school diploma or GED equivalent

The Instructor

The program instructor is a Certified Professional Coder in the field and is familiar with the requirements of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)-Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) – Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam.

Registration and Fees

Program Cost: $1,899 (Textbooks Included)

Note: If you are currently unemployed, you may be able to enroll in this program for free. Please click here for details.

Program Schedule

Spring 2017

February 7

February 9

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

February 14

February 16

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

February 21

February 23

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

February 28

March 2

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

March 7

March 9

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

March 14

March 16

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

March 21

March 23

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

No Class

No Class

March 28

March 30

No Class

No Class

April 4

April 6

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

April 11

April 13

Tuesday 

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

April 18

April 20

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

April 25

April 27

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

May 2

May 4

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

How to Enroll/Register

Click Here to View the Course Curriculum and Register

Contact

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