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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 188.5 clock hour course will receive a Certificate of Completion from Tidewater Community College for 18.85 CEUs. Students will also register, prepare for, and take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) Certification examination. Medical Billing & Coding approved credential certificate - WCG

300187

Start date: 07/18/17

End date: 02/08/18

Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (7/18/2017-2/8/2018)

90 sessions.

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

Tuition: $4,169.25

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

Instructor : WD Staff 

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Room :  BLDG M: Regional Health Professions: Room MN206



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Administrative Medical Assisting is one of the fastest growing careers in the health care industry today. The need for professionals that understand how to utilize computerized medical office software and perform administrative office procedures is growing substantially. Physician practices, hospitals, chiropractic practices, and other health care providers all depend on administrative professionals for day-to-day-support. In the Administrative Medical Assistant course you will learn medical terminology, patient confidentiality, scheduling, customer service, basic patient documentation, and basic billing as well as other administrative duties required by front office personnel. Details

300132

Start Date: upon registration

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Self-Paced

Online 24/7

Tuition: $4,885.00

Location : Online



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With the move to electronic medical records and other computer-based health information systems, medical offices and healthcare agencies are in need of administrative professionals who can navigate these complex systems. This course will prepare students to become Certified Electronic Health Records Specialists and join the growing ranks of this new allied health field. This course will provide a comprehensive education in all aspects of electronic health records, including implementing electronic systems, managing systems, troubleshooting, entering and retrieving patient information, maintaining patient confidentiality, and other topics associated with electronic health records and computer-based health information systems. Through a variety of learning activities, including practice in a simulated electronic records system, students will learn the skills necessary to become an Electronic Health Records Specialist. Details

300099

Start Date: upon registration

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Self-Paced

Online 24/7

Tuition: $1,495.00

Location : Online



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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 No pre-requisites. Books are included in the course fee.  

300185

Start date: 10/03/17

End date: 01/25/18

Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (10/3/2017-1/25/2018)

51 sessions.

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

Tuition: $2,670.00

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

Instructor : Margaret Theodorakis 

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Room :  BLDG M: Regional Health Professions: Room MN206



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With the Medical Billing program, you will gain the skills you need to enter one of the fastest-growing fields in allied health as a medical billing specialist. In this program, you will gain hands-on, practical experience working with the main coding manuals in the field, the ICD-9-CM and the CPT. In addition, you will be introduced to the new ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system. You will also master the legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field. When a student completes this program they will be prepared to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) national certification exam offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Details

300104

Start Date: upon registration

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Self-Paced

Self-Paced

Tuition: $4,199.00

Location : Online

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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. Required text:  Guide to Advanced Medical Billing – A Reimbursement Approach – by Sharon Brown and Lori Tyler - ISBN 978-0-13-504305-9      Course fee includes books.  

300183

Start date: 08/15/17

End date: 09/14/17

Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (8/15/2017-9/14/2017)

15 sessions.

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

Tuition: $533.25

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

Instructor : Frances Barnes 

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This three (3) evening course gives a review in preparation for the National Health career Association (NHA) Certified Billing and Coding Specialist exam (CBCS). Topics to be reviewed are: Introduction to Body Systems General Anatomy Cells and chromosomes Body Systems and Disease Processes – Immune System and Pathogens – Neoplasms Homeostasis and Body Systems Introduction to Coding: ICD-10-CM, CPT Manual and National Codes Medical Introduction, Office Skills and Billing and Reimbursement: HIPAA, Medical Benefits  Attendance is mandatory. *Certified Billing and Coding Specialist Exam requires proof of a High School diploma *Must meet eligibility requirements to sit for the NHA exam  

300186

Start date: 02/06/18

End date: 02/08/18

Weekly - Tue 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (2/6/2018-2/6/2018); Weekly - Wed 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (2/7/2018-2/7/2018); Weekly - Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (2/8/2018-2/8/2018)

3 sessions.

Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
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  Weekly - Wed .  
  Weekly - Thu .  

Tuition: $559.50

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

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Victoria Morris  2.Frances Barnes  3.Margaret Theodorakis 

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Room :  BLDG M: Regional Health Professions: Room MN206



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The fitness industry is booming, and there is a growing need for certified personal fitness trainers. Personal fitness trainers work with individuals to help them develop the skills necessary to successfully engage in physical activity. The specific role of the personal fitness trainer will depend on the needs and abilities of each client, but regardless, the personal fitness trainer will play a vital role in the physical health of each client. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of personal fitness training. Through a variety of practical and theoretical applications, the student will learn how to assess each client and develop programming that incorporates different fitness methods, with the goal of providing the client with a comprehensive approach to fitness. Upon completion of this course, the student will be prepared to sit for the ACSM Personal Trainer certification exam, and will also be able to begin working with clients immediately. Details

300122

Start Date: upon registration

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Self-Paced

Online 24/7

Tuition: $3,525.00

Location : Online



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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. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from TCC. Tuition includes the cost of the CPC exam and 2017 CPC Study Guide. CODING BOOKS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN TUITION. STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PURCHASING THEIR CODE BOOKS. Students who have completed the TCC Workforce Medical Billing and Coding program may already have all required code books.  Required text: 1.    2017 ICD-10-CM Physician Professional edition, 1e, ISBN-13: 9780323431200 2.    CPT 2017:  2017 CPT/Current Procedural Terminology (Professional Edition) by AMA - ISBN-13: 978-1622024001 3.    2. 2017 HCPCS 2016 Level II Professional Edition (Professional Edition) by AMA - ISBN-13: 978-1622024124  

300154

Start date: 10/16/17

End date: 12/02/17

Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (10/16/2017-11/29/2017); Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (12/2/2017-12/2/2017)

15 sessions.

Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
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  Weekly - Sat .  

Tuition: $1,063.00

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

Instructor : Margaret Griffin 

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Room :  BLDG M: Regional Health Professions: Room MN-310



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