Medical Billing and Coding

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Medical Billing and Coding Training for Employees

The Penn Foster Medical Billing and Coding Career Diploma Program is designed to prepare your learners to become medical billing and coding specialists by sequencing coding courses at the basic and intermediate levels before introducing advanced coding. Coursework aligns with the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exams offered through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), ensuring your learners gain the skills needed for the role while preparing for certification.

  • Your employees will build foundational and advanced coding skills so that they can be successful on the job.
  • Online courses prepare your learners for a number of industry-recognized certifications, including the Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS) offered through the National Healthcareer Association.
  • Graduates of Penn Foster's program have an 89% pass rate (+7% over national average) for the NHA CBCS exam.
  • Includes wraparound learner support and access to instructors and coaches, ensuring your learners or employees successfully progress through training.
Self Paced
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Exam Preparation 

Prepare your employees for the following certification exams:

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) offered through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
  • Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS) offered through the National Healthcareer Association
  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA) offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

Medical Billing and Coding Training Curriculum

Average completion time: 12-16 mo

Aligned with industry standards and recognized certification exams, Penn Foster's Medical Billing and Coding Program curriculum is designed to prepare your learners to be effective professionals in the field. Online courses cover:

  • Confidentiality law & regulations
  • Bill & reimbursement processes
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Medical terminology & body systems
  • Pathology & pharmacology
  • Procedure coding including: ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, HCPCS Level I, and HCPCS Level II

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As the trusted training provider for leading employers, education providers, and job training organizations, Penn Foster designs and delivers digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers in America's fastest-growing fields and professions. 
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Our Proven Training Model

High-quality, online skills training for your employees

Online Delivery

  • Digital platform allows for studying any time, any where  
  • Content is available via computer, mobile device, or tablet  
  • 24/7 access to online resource library and knowledge base   

Engaging Content

  • Programs include simulations, videos, and virtual demos   
  • Varied learning methods help cement application of concepts 
  • Real-time feedback enables efficient mastery of material 

Robust Support

  • Self-service tools and unlimited multi-channel support 
  • Live and recorded webinars hosted by our faculty 
  • Access to peer-to-peer community of learners  

Real World Credentials

  • Training programs focus on today’s in-demand job skills  
  • Content developed by professional leaders in the field  
  • Courses align to industry certifications and accreditation 

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¹Graduates of the Penn Foster Medical Assistant Program will also be prepared to sit for the NHA (National Healthcareer Association) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam once they meet the certification exam requirements of performing a minimum of 30 venipunctures and 10 capillary sticks in a lab or hospital setting.