Workforce Development

Medical Billing

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: October 12, 2021 – March 11, 2022
Classes meet on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 5:00 pm- to 9:00 pm or students can take individual classes (does not include Medical Billing Certification Review and Exam).

Medical Terminology: Shannon Solomon
Tuesdays (10 classes)
October 12, 19 and 26
November 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
December 7 and 14

Understanding Health Insurance: Justine Wright
Wednesdays (22 classes) {and some Tuesdays after Medical Terminology ends}
October 13, 20 and 27
November 3, 10, 17 and 24
December 1, 8, 15, 21 and 22
January 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26
February 1 and 2

Microsoft Office: Natalie Stoyanoff
Thursdays (18 classes)
October 14, 21 and 28
November 4 and 18
December 2, 9, 16 and 23
January 6, 13, 20 and 27
February 3, 10, 17, 24
March 3

Medent: Shannon Solomon
Tuesdays and Wednesdays (6 classes) {After Understanding Health Insurance finishes}
February 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23

Medical Billing Certification Prep and Exam
Prep: March 7, 8, 9 and 10
Exam: March 11, 2022
Cost: $695
Location: Niagara County Community College

Contact

Mary Alice Torba, Allied Health Program Coordinator
Phone: 716-614-6213
Email: mtorba@niagaracc.suny.edu
Location: A-231