Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Program

CNA Programs in Hollywood, FL


Hollywood Career Institute 1617 S 21 Avenue Hollywood, FL 33020

Congratulations on taking the first step to starting your new career in the field of Allied Health. Below you will find information about the Medical Billing and Coding Specialist program. However, feel free to stop by our school or email/ call if you have any questions, we are here to help you.“Our Goal is your Success.”

Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Program (MBCS)

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Program Objective: To prepare students for employment in a variety of health care settings as entry level coder, medical record coder, coding technician, coding clerks, medical coder/biller or medical records and health information technicians.

Program Description: This program includes instructor-led classroom, practice in a skills lab and hands-on application. Courses are designed to teach medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, coding systems, fundamentals of disease process including pharmacology, health care delivery systems, basics of medical records services, ethical and legal responsibilities, safety/security procedures, basic data processing, and employability skills.

What do Medical Billing and Coding Specialist do?

Students will be prepared to sit for their approved state and/or national recognized industry certification/licensure exam in their chosen field once they complete their program.
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist National License /Medca or NHA

What do Medical Billing and Coding Specialist do?

The Medical Billing and Coding Specialist really must be very specific in telling the whole story of the patient’s encounter with the physician or medical facility to assure that the correct reimbursement for services rendered is requested.
What do MBCS do?
  • Transfers healthcare diagnosis, procedures, and medical services into reimbursement codes
  • Review, interpret, and process important medical documents.
  • Ensures codes are assigned correctly using CPT®, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II
  • Ensure accurately assigned codes for billing and reimbursement purposes.
  • Work as liaison between health provider and billing offices
  • Verifies care provided for coding purposes.
  • Appeals of denied claims.
On the other side, medical billers and Coding Specialist process and follow up on claims or invoices sent to health insurance companies for reimbursement of medical services provided by the healthcare provider.
  • Process and follow up with insurance company claims.
  • Review and interpret medical billing documents.
  • Submits invoices/bills to insurance companies and other payers.
  • Communicates constantly with insurance and healthcare professionals.
  • Processes various payments.
  • Various Collections procedures

Employment Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical records and health information technicians, including medical billing and coding specialist, is projected to grow by 15th from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations, The demand for healthcare services will continue to increase and therefore so will the high demand for this exciting medical profession.

Job Opportunities

Graduates of our Medical Billing and Coding Specialist program may qualify for careers with the following employers:
  • Physicians’ offices
  • Outpatient facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Billing companies
  • Healthcare facilities
  • Self-Employment business opportunities (for experienced billers and coders)

Are you ready to start your new career? Let us help you call 954-866-3220.

Program Hours: 116053 Weeks – Full Time

Program Content:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Employability Skills
  • Fundamentals of Disease
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Records
  • Ethical and Legal Responsibilities
  • Basic Data Processing
  • Coding
  • Billing
  • Claims
  • And Much more.

Students must complete 140 hours of externship in order to graduate.

For more information, please call or visit us.

1617 S. 21 Ave. Hollywood, Fl 33020
We offer flexible schedules Morning, Evenings and weekends for further information about what schedule best suits your needs please call 954-866-3220 or email: For tuition, fees, costs associated with this program please call 954-866-3220 to schedule a tour and speak with a program advisor.