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: $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.

Financial Assistance

Learn more about Financial Assistance opportunities for this program.

Program Schedule

Summer 2017

June 1

 

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

 

June 6

June 8

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

June 12

June 13

Monday

Tuesday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

June 20

June 22

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

June 27

June 29

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

July 4

July 6

Tuesday

Thursday

NO CLASS

6:00pm - 9:30pm

July 11

July 13

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

July 18

July 20

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

July 25

July 27

Tuesday 

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

August 1

August 3

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

August 9

August 10

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

August 15

August 17

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

August 22

August 24

Tuesday

Thursday

6:00pm - 9:30pm

6:00pm - 9:30pm

How to Enroll/Register

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Contact

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