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Medical Billing and Coding is currently one of the fastest-growing professions in allied health! There is a demand in the healthcare industry for individuals with knowledge of office operations including diagnostic and procedural coding and insurance forms processing. This program prepares students to improve their career opportunities or enter this in-demand field as a medical billing specialist, medical coder, or medical office manager. Students will learn how to code disorders, services, and procedures for all systems of the body.   Students who successfully complete this 252 clock hour course will receive a Certificate of Completion from Tidewater Community College for 25.2 CEUs. Students will also register, prepare for, and take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) Certification examination! Prerequisites and/or Co-requisites High school diploma or GED: provide copy to instructor/program director PC Requirements: Internet connection, e-mail capability, Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader, and computer speakers
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This course is designed for those who have successfully completed a medical coding course or are working as a medical coder but want more hands-on coding practice in preparation for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. The course focuses on coding scenarios, test-taking strategies, and includes a mock exam. Tuition includes the cost of the CPC exam. Following textbooks are required for class. Students are responsible for purchasing!  2018 CPT/Current Procedural Terminology (Professional Edition) by AMA ISBN-13: 978-1622026005 2018 ICD-10-CM Physician Professional edition, 1e, ISBN-13: 978-0323430715 2018 HCPCS Level II Professional Edition (Professional Edition) by AMA, ISBN-13: 978-0323430753

300253

Start date: 06/26/18

End date: 08/29/18

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (6/26/2018-6/26/2018); Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (7/9/2018-7/12/2018); Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (7/16/2018-8/29/2018)

19 sessions.

Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Tue .  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu .  
  Weekly - Mon, Wed .  

Tuition: $1,900.00

Location : TCC VA Beach Campus Location : 
  TCC VA Beach Campus.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Kyndra Brown  2.Margaret Griffin 

Room : Multiple  Room : 
  BLDG M: Regional Health Professions: Room MN112. 
  BLDG M: Regional Health Professions: Room MN112.



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Introduction to Coding:  ICD-10-CM, CPT Manual and National Codes is a hybrid course.  This includes face-to-face class time as well as computer based graded tests/quizzes on Blackboard.  Topics to be covered are: ICD-10-CM usage in Physician and Outpatient settings ICD-10-CM codes on a CMS 1500 insurance form List the uses of ICD-10-CM Explain ICD-10-CM Coding conventions/rules for each ICD-9-CM Chapter Define the steps to assign an ICD-10-CM code Assign ICD-10-CM as appropriate ICD-9-CM comparison with ICD-10-CM Learn the rules and guidelines for the CPT, and Level II HCPCS coding systems. Define the differences between CPT and HCPCS codes and their appropriate use. Assign CPT codes and Level II codes for services provided by healthcare personnel Applying the rules to code physician and outpatient services for Evaluation and Management, Anesthesia, Surgery, Radiology, Pathology/Laboratory, & Medicine. Examine the different categories found in CPT and the different levels of HCPCS. Show the association between ICD-10-CM codes with CPT/HCPCS codes in the reimbursement process Attendance is mandatory!  

300240

Start date: 10/09/18

End date: 02/07/19

Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (10/9/2018-2/7/2019)

54 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu .

Tuition: $0.00

Location : TCC VA Beach Campus Location : 
  TCC VA Beach Campus.

Instructor : Margaret Theodorakis 

Room :  TBA



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Introduction to Body Systems is a hybrid course.  This includes face-to-face class time as well as computer based graded tests/quizzes on Blackboard.  Topics to be covered are:  General Anatomy Cells and chromosomes Body Systems and Disease Processes – Immune System and Pathogens – Neoplasms Homeostasis and Body Systems -Nervous System - Circulatory and Respiratory System Body Systems - Digestive System -Genitourinary System - Menstrual Cycle and Pregnancy Body Systems - Musculoskeletal System - Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues - Trauma and the Body - Congenital Disorders No pre-requisites. Attendance is mandatory.  

300238

Start date: 09/04/18

End date: 10/04/18

Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (9/4/2018-10/4/2018)

15 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu .

Tuition: $0.00

Location : TCC VA Beach Campus Location : 
  TCC VA Beach Campus.

Instructor : Victoria Morris 

Room :  TBA



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CLASS LOCATION: TCC VA BEACH CAMPUS, BLDG M: Regional Health Professions, Room MN216. Medical Billing and Coding is currently one of the fastest-growing professions in allied health!   There is a demand in the healthcare industry for individuals with knowledge of office operations including diagnostic and procedural coding and insurance forms processing. This program prepares students to improve their career opportunities or enter this in-demand field as a medical billing specialist, medical coder, or medical office manager. Students will learn how to code disorders, services, and procedures for all systems of the body.   Students who successfully complete this 252 clock hour course will receive a Certificate of Completion from Tidewater Community College for 25.2 CEUs. Students will also register, prepare for, and take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) Certification examination!   Cost: $3,099 (includes books, exam review materials, and CBCS Credential Exam) Financial aid may be available! Visit our website for more information: tcc.augusoft.net  or call 757-822-1505.                                  Prerequisites: High School Diploma or GED PC Requirements: Internet connection, email capability, Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader and computer speakers        

300242

Start date: 07/23/18

End date: 02/14/19

Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (7/23/2018-7/23/2018); Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (7/31/2018-2/14/2019)

88 sessions.

Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon .  
  Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu .  

Tuition: $3,099.00

Location : TCC VA Beach Campus Location : 
  TCC VA Beach Campus.

Instructor : Margaret Theodorakis 

Room :  BLDG M: Regional Health Professions: Room MN216



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Medical Introduction, Office Skills and Billing and Reimbursement is a hybrid course.  This includes face-to-face class time as well as computer based graded tests/quizzes on Blackboard.  Topics to be covered are:  Medical Introduction and Overview HIPAA and HIPAA Case Studies Professional Behavior/Office Skills Customer Service and Scenarios Billing and Reimbursement – Technical/Legal Issues/; Resources; Billing Forms Billing and Reimbursement – Contract Interpretations; Administration; Medical Benefits Billing and Reimbursement – Claims Examination Process and Auditing No pre-requisites. Attendance is mandatory.  

300237

Start date: 07/31/18

End date: 08/30/18

Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (7/31/2018-8/30/2018)

15 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu .

Tuition: $0.00

Location : TCC VA Beach Campus Location : 
  TCC VA Beach Campus.

Instructor : Frances Barnes 

Room :  TBA



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