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Medical Coding Specialist & Medical Billing & Insurance Information Session

If you are interested in Brookdale’s Medical Coding Specialist or Medical Billing & Insurance programs, you should attend the following information session. You will learn about the Medical Coding program, the newly expanded Medical Billing & Insurance program and the prerequisite requirements. Also, you will have the opportunity to learn about the job market and meet the instructors to see if this is a career you will want to pursue.

Wednesday, August 4th – 6:00pm

Medical Coding Specialist

Students are eligible for 3 college credits!

This exciting fast-track comprehensive healthcare training program will prepare you as an AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC). This program will first teach you Medical Terminology followed by AAPC’s Coding curriculum.
This includes real physician-office medical records, helping students interpret the documentation, appropriately select codes, and become more accurate and efficient coders. Additionally, the questions in the AAPC text are formatted and worded to mimic the CPC® exam. 126 hours.

Prerequisites Required:

Note: Textbooks required. Introduction letter will be emailed upon registration. An additional fee will be charged to students for class make-up hours. 100% attendance required.

Remote Live
Tue & Thurs, Oct 26 – Apr 14, 2022, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
(No class Nov 25, Dec 21 – 30, Jan 4 & 6)
Medical Terminology: Tue & Thurs, Oct 26 – Dec 16, 6:00 pm -9:00pm
Coding: Tue & Thurs, Jan 11 – Apr 14, 2022, 6:00 pm -9:00pm
Fee and Code: $2599, XMEDG 221, (Includes 1-year AAPC membership and exam fee), textbooks not included (Approx. $475) 

 

Textbooks not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

No online registration available.

Questions or additional information can be obtained by forwarding any inquiries to CPS Healthcare at 732-224-2007 or email cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu 

Please call 732-224-2315 to register.


Medical Billing and Insurance

This newly updated fast-track healthcare training program will prepare you as an AAPC Certified Professional Biller (CPB).  Course curriculum covers a comprehensive understanding of the business side of medicine and the professional skills to work in a medical practice, billing service, hospital billing department, or insurance company.  Understand healthcare regulations, HIPAA compliance, insurance plan types and payer requirements, medical billing principles over the life and revenue cycle of a claim to include data capture of patient registrations, eligibility and authorizations, accurate and medical necessity coding guidelines, claim submission and payment processing, denials and appeal process, reimbursement methodologies, and A/R collection follow-up concepts.  Students will also see a workflow demonstration on how a typical and current medical billing and practice management software is used with such billing principles.
This 15-week, 84-hour course (includes a 3-hour review class prior to your certification exam)
AAPC Certified Professional Biller (CPB) exam voucher is included in your tuition.

Note:  Textbooks required (Please note that if you took the Medical Coding class prior to 2021 you will also need to purchase new coding books for the certification exam).  The course is a structured instructor-led program, with a hybrid of online remote live and in-person classroom instruction.  100% attendance required; additional fee charged to students for class make-up hours to meet the 80+ hours AAPC certificate of completion requirements.

Prerequisites Required:

Classes are a combination of Remote Live via Zoom & In-Person Classroom Instruction:
Tue & Thurs, September 7th – December 14th

6:00pm – 9:00pm – Lincroft Campus
CPB Exam – December 18th

No Class (November 25th)

Fee and Code: $1799, XMEDG 224, (Includes 1-year AAPC membership and exam fee), textbooks not included (Approx. $215)

Textbooks not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

No online registration available.

For further information email cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu.


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