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- Phone: 609-386-6400 x102
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Merit Training Institute • South | Central Jersey | Philadelphia, NJ
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Don't wait another day to get the IN DEMAND skills you need to become employed. Learn new skills in just 9 weeks! Contact us at 609.386.6400 or visit our website: http://www.meritinstitute.com/.
According to the United States Department of Labor, 'Employment in the Medical Billing and Coding field is expected to grow much faster than the average occupation. Job prospects should be very good; technicians with a strong understanding of technology and computer software will be in particularly high demand.'
You may be qualified for free training through various government agencies. Some of them include Unemployment, DVR, Welfare, Veteran's Administration, Trade Act and others. Visit our website or contact us at 609.386.6400 to learn more.
Medical Billers/Coders typically work for organizations generating invoices, coding procedures and diagnoses and managing billing forms. They are relied upon to evaluate and accurately decipher medical claims and solve insurance billing problems. Understanding codes and their relationship to medical diagnoses is essential to anyone working in the billing/coding area.
Medical Coders and Billers can generally expect to earn between $23,000 - $40,000+ per year to start, depending on the certifications held and experience. No prior medical experience is needed!
Upon graduation, you will be eligible for 6 national certification exams:
- American Academy of Professional Coder's (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
- National Healthcareer Association's (NHA) Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)
- National Healthcareer Association's (NHA) Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS)
- National Healthcareer Association's (NHA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
- National Center for Competency Testing's (NCCT) National Certification in Insurance & Coding Specialist (NCICS)
Upcoming Course Start Dates (all classes meet M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.):
- February 12, 2018 – April 6, 2018
- April 30, 2018 – June 29, 2018
At the completion of the course, a dedicated Lifetime Career Placement team is available to you to assist you in obtaining employment.
In addition to the coursework and national certifications available, Merit is able to offer its graduates the opportunity to take their Merit training and in turn receive college credits towards their continuing education in the medical field.
Burlington County College has authorized us to offer the following:
Upon successful completion of Merit's Complete Medical Office w/Billing, Coding & EHR program and passing a certification exam, graduates are eligible to be awarded 13 college credits towards their Health Sciences Associate of Applied Science degree. The degree requires 62 credits; therefore, Merit graduates with 13 credits already earned are starting with 20% of the degree work already completed. This is yet another example of our commitment to providing not just education, but opportunities to use that education to its fullest.
Medical Billing & Coding is an in-demand occupation and training may be paid with assistance from various government agencies. Merit Training Institute also accepts Visa, MasterCard & Discover Cards and has a loan program available.
This program teaches to the secondary level, well prepares you to pass multiple national exams and enter the ‘in demand’, growing Medical Field!
Areas of learning include Medical Billing, Medical Coding and Electronic Health Records (EHR/EMR). You will learn to code the following: International Classification of Disease, 10th version (ICD-10 codes), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT-4) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS).
The Medical Office component of the program covers HIPAA Regulations, Referrals, Pre-certifications, Coordination of Benefits (COB)’s and Explanation of Benefits (EOB)’s. Software used includes Medisoft Billing Software, EHR Software & Microsoft Word. Additionally, Medical Terminology (prefixes, suffixes, body systems, abbreviations and root words), Anatomy and Physiology (A&P) are taught to tie the subjects together.
Seminars on a variety of subjects, including ICD-10, Medical Billing, E&M and more!
Visit our website at: http://www.meritinstitute.com/ for additional information on our courses, instructors, and facility.
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