Workforce Development

Medical Billing

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Start a new career as a medical billing specialist! Doctors’ offices, hospitals, HMOs, and clinics need the service of skilled billing specialists able to do the important job of medical billing. This is an evening program designed for those who have general office skills and are seeking a specialization. It focuses on the rules and regulations of the insurance industry, medical terminology, medical coding principles, and MEDENT, a medical accounting software package. Successful completion of this program will provide graduates with the opportunity to obtain employment in diverse medical office environments, and qualifies them to take the Certified Medical Billing Specialist review and exam. Requirements include a high school diploma or GED and keyboarding skills of 25 words a minute.

Medical Billing Complete Program

Cost: $2350 – plus books
Days/Times: March 1, 2021 – July 16, 2021
; Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 5:00 pm- to 9:00 pm or take individual classes (does not include Medical Billing Certification Review and Exam). Room D-108

Or choose individual courses:


Medical Terminology (Tuesdays with Shannon Solomon for 10 classes)

The universal language used by healthcare professionals, Tuesdays, March 2 to May 4, 2021.

  • March: 2, 9, 26, 23, 30
  • April: 7, 14, 21, 28
  • May: 4

Cost:$450
Location:
NCCC Room D-108


Understanding Health Insurance (Wednesdays with Justine Wright for 22 classes)

March 3, 2021, to June 16, 2021 – Highlights the concepts and procedures required to prepare and submit accurate health insurance claims, Wednesdays

  • March: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • April: 6, 13, 20, 27
  • May: 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
  • June: 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16

Cost: $750
Location: NCCC Room D-108


Microsoft Office (Mondays with Natalie Stoyanoff for 18 classes)

  • March: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • April: 5, 12, 19, 26
  • May: 3, 10, 17, 24
  • June: 7, 14, 21, 28
  • July: 12

Word and Excel applications, beginning through intermediate commands.

Cost: $700
Location:
NCCC Room D-108


MEDENT (Tuesdays and Wednesdays with Shannon Solomon for 6 classes)

June 22 to July 6, 2021- Medical billing software used by health care professionals (Understanding Health Insurance is prerequisite), Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

  • June: 22, 23, 29, 30
  • July: 6, 7

Cost: $550
Location: NCCC Room D-108


Medical Billing Certification Prep and Exam

Prep: July 12, 13, 14, 15
Exam: July 16, 2021; 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $625
Location: NCCC Room D-108


Funding available through WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act)
Click here for more info: http://www.worksource1.com/Training.aspx, go to “Classroom Training” to apply.

Contact

Elzbieta Orlowski
Phone: 716-614-6236 or 716-614-6213
Email: workforce@niagaracc.suny.edu or eorlowski@niagaracc.suny.edu
Location: A-232