The Insurance Billing Specialist program will prepare the students for medical billing practices: paper and electronic; basic anatomy and medical terminology and diagnostic and procedural codes which are so very important in the billing process. The program covers the basics of pharmacology and human diseases and will walk the student through the world of Medical Records/Health Information management.
Basic computer knowledge is required for the program and in professional settings that offer career opportunities to the Insurance Billing Specialist: hospitals, physician’s offices, insurance companies, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, medical laboratories, home health care agencies and independent billing agencies.
Insurance Billing Specialists prepare, submit and process insurance claims with their extensive new found language of medicine and so much more. This certificate will open doors to varied positions such as Billing Specialist, Billing Coordinator, Reimbursement Specialist, Patient Account Representative, Electronic Claims Processor, Claims Reviewer, Claims Analyst, Medical Collector, Coding Specialist, Data Quality Analyst. The degree of professional elevation is up to the desire of the student. This certificate program is that all important first step.
About the Program
This four course certificate program is offered on the Canton campus beginning each September on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and continues through the Spring semester on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, concluding in May. Successful candidates are invited to receive their certificates during Massasoit’s June commencement exercises.
For more information, please contact the Canton Admissions office at (781) 821-2222 x2114