Medical Coder/Biller

Medical Coding and Billing

Medical Coder/Biller

The content includes but is not limited to medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, coding systems, fundamentals of disease process including pharmacology, health care delivery systems, basic of medical records services, ethical and legal responsibilities, safety/security procedures, basic data processing and employability skills.

Program Mission

The mission of this program is to prepare students for employment as certified medical coders and billers in doctor’s offices, outpatient centers and ambulatory clinics.

Program Content

Technology Communication Skills
Anatomy and Physiology
Medical Terminology
ICD and CPT Coding Systems
Legality of Medical Records
Use of Medical Billing Software

Industry Certifications and Licenses

Basic Life Support (BLS) & Basic First Aid 

Central Florida Wage Statistics

Average Entry Wage: $14.10 | Average Wage: $22.29
**Statistics are only a guide and should not be the sole factor in your career decision.

Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity**


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Kissimmee

Full Time:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Part Time: DE only

Morning Session
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

7:00 am - 10:00 am

Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 am

Afternoon Session:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wednesday
10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Cost

Estimated program cost $5,113 in tuition, lab fees, certifications, and other fees.

Instructor(s)

Melissa Allers
Melissa.Allers@osceolaschools.net

Program Number

H170529

Program Requirements

TABE Test
Reading 11, Language 11, Math 9
High School Diploma or GED

Program Commitment

1110 Hours

Occupational Completion Points

Introduction to Health Information Technology - 90 hours
Medical Coder/Biller 1 - 350 hours
Medical Coder/Biller 2 - 350 hours
Medical Coder/Biller 3 - 320 hours
*Successful completion of an OCP may qualify a student for employment.

Program Textbooks

*BLS & Basic First Aid books are given to each adult student and borrowed to each Dual Enrollment student on the date of the certification class. 

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