Medical Billing and Coding Program in Downtown LA

medical billing and coding
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: $2,099 (Textbooks Included)

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

Financial Assistance

Learn more about Financial Assistance opportunities for this program.

Program Schedule

Fall 2017

September 12

September 14

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

September 19

September 21

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

September 26

September 28

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

October 3

October 5

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

October 10

October 12

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

October 17

October 19

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

October 24

October 26

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

October 31

November 2

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

November 7

November 9

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

November 14

November 16

Tuesday

Thursday

6:30pm - 9:00pm

6:30pm - 9:00pm

November 21

November 23

NO CLASS

NO CLASS

NO CLASS

NO CLASS

November 28

November 30

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

December 5

December 7

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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