Online EHR & Healthcare Reimbursement Training Program — MedCerts

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HI 4000

Electronic Health Records & Medical Reimbursement Specialist

Online Certification Training

Learn to properly handle and manage patient records and successfully file insurance claims for reimbursement in this dual certification program. Watch our program sneak peek below!

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19  Weeks
Program Length
Certifications
$51,434
Avg. Starting Salary
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MedCerts Tuition Advantage

We believe everyone should have access to higher education. With the option to pay in full, break down payments or utilize government grant funding, we help expand that access.

Monthly Payment Options Starting at $233 Payment Plans for Every Student

Talk with an Education Consultant to pick the perfect payment plan, from paying in full to installments with interest rates from 0-10%.

Total Tuition $4,000 Pay in Full

The total tuition can be paid immediately or through a number of grant-funded or monthly payment plan options

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The above cost estimate is for an 18-month pricing plan including a down payment. Final pricing is given at time of purchase and may vary from the example pricing given above. The total pricing for this program is $4,000.

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MedCerts offers financial aid options through these government grant-funded programs – MyCAA, Workforce Funding (including WIOA), and Army Credentialing Assistance (Army CA). Those eligible include Military Spouses, active duty Army, Reserves, and National Guard members, or workforce-funded qualifying job seekers. Speak to an Education Consultant to see if you qualify.

What Does a Electronic Health Records and Reimbursement Specialist Do?

With coding, reimbursement and electronic health records certifications, you’ll have the flexibility to work in physician offices, insurance billing offices, reference laboratories, nursing home facilities, wellness clinics and hospitals who all desire your expertise in the field. Responsibilities could include handling personal patient data and health records, document management and security, medical insurance reimbursement and back-office medical support in healthcare settings.

1,615
Entry Level Jobs in the US
Electronic Health Records and Reimbursement Specialist will see available jobs grow 33.9% over the next ten years.
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What You’ll Learn
HI 4000
Electronic Health Records and Reimbursement Specialist

Our Electronic Health Records and Reimbursement Specialist program is the ultimate opportunity to learn coding, reimbursement, insurance and everything health records. Through five courses – Human Anatomy & Medical Terminology, Insurance Billing, & Coding Essentials, Electronic Health Records and Microsoft Office – you’ll learn the essentials necessary for a career in a medical front office handling coding and reimbursement.

Our program will prepare you to gain certification as a Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) and attain the Medical Coder & Biller Certification (MCBC). After passing the exam(s), you will be qualified for the appropriate handling of personal patient data and health records, as well as document management and security, medical office procedures, medical insurance reimbursement and back-office medical support in healthcare settings. With your knowledge of the ICD-10 codes for medical diagnoses and procedures, you will have the advantage in the billing and coding market.

Career opportunities available to you with these certifications include Electronic Health Records Specialist, EMR / EHR Assistant, Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator, Records Documentation Specialist, Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant, Medical Records Clerk, Professional Medical Biller and more!

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  1. Understand basic human anatomy and the terminology utilized in medical billing
  2. Identify and comply with HIPAA/HITECH, CMS and other healthcare regulations and laws
  3. Employ Electronic Health Record and related Practice Management applications
  4. Differentiate between CPT, ICD-10-CM, HCPCS codes and know how to file a claim
  5. Comprehend payment adjudication, various claim statuses, and the resubmission process
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Enrollment Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Web browser with internet connection
  3. Course registration & payment

Materials Included

  1. Expert-led video based training
  2. eBooks: Integrated Electronic Health Records
  3. eBook: Medical Insurance, A Revenue Cycle Process Approach
  4. Competency assessments
  5. National Certification exam fee

Student Services

  1. Dedicated Student Success Advisors
  2. Tailored support based on performance & behavior
  3. Exam preparation process
  4. 1 yr. post-program access to Career Center & Career Coaches
Required Courses
PS 1011

Professionalism in Allied Health

32 hours
Length
2 Weeks
Duration

This course will benefit anyone considering a career in allied health, as well as those already working in the field. Allied Health Professionals must be committed to the key attributes of professionalism and strive to reflect this within the delivery of patient-centered safe and effective care. “Professionalism” is a broad term that reflects many different skills and abilities. For an individual to exhibit professionalism, he/she must be armed with specific skills and abilities that do not always show up within certification requirements, or even within a career training curriculum. Soft skills are hard to measure and are typically less well-defined than hard skills. However, soft skills are what set many job candidates apart. Professionalism is not just what one knows, it is how one does their job, how one behaves and how one comes across as they interact with others.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with soft skills training that will provide the tools needed to demonstrate a higher level of professionalism on the job. Key components of the course focus on patient interaction, proper office behavior, medical ethics, diversity and cultural bias, emotional strength, professional appearance and communication. The course maintains a focus on the key attributes that are true markers of professionalism.

This course was created with input from healthcare professionals working in the field, healthcare employers that hire our graduates, professional educators and even former MedCerts students. The end result is a collection of modules that touch on the soft skills that are TRULY important in the real world of allied healthcare. In this course, students are engaged through scenario-based learning that allows for real interaction with virtual co-workers and patients. Additionally, game-based activities keep students engaged and entertained throughout their learning journey.

    • Gain an understanding of the expectations of an allied healthcare professional in the workplace
    • Develop and exercise emotional intelligence, self-management and interpersonal skills
    • Build and improve internal and external communication skills with all exchanges
    • Enhance the patient care experience with successful interactions and patient satisfaction
    • Maintain solution-oriented conversations, manage conflict and build self-confidence
HI 1014

Introduction to Human Anatomy and Medical Terminology

96 hours
Length
6 Weeks
Duration

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the language of medicine, through the study of prefixes, suffixes, root words, abbreviation, and pronunciation of words. The curriculum also includes an anatomy and physiology app that enables students to explore, visualize, interact, and experience the anatomy of the human body in 3D and augmented reality (AR). Students will examine the organization of the integumentary, musculoskeletal, hematic, lymphatic and immune, and cardiovascular systems in the human body. They will become familiar with the medical terms that relate to the respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, reproductive, and excretory systems. Students will also examine terms related to the sensory organs, with a concentration on the organs for hearing, sight, and smell. This immersive experience will trigger thought processes and enhance learning outcomes in their Anatomy and Physiology program. The app has about 50 simulations across different topics.

    • Recognize the structure and function of the 11 body systems and their organs
    • Understand the medical language that is used to describe those systems
    • Analyze and understand medical terms by breaking down their word components
    • Appreciate the major diseases and conditions related to the human body
    • Apply your knowledge within the healthcare setting
HI 1015

Insurance and Billing, and Coding Essentials

96 hours
Length
6 Weeks
Duration

This course provides foundational knowledge required of an administrative allied healthcare professional with insight and focus on the role of the Insurance Billing Specialist. Emphasis is placed on the revenue cycle and basic insurance terminology. This includes topics related to HIPPA and HITECH laws and regulations, patient financial responsibility, insurance verification, government and commercial insurance plans, diagnosis coding using ICD-10-CM, procedure coding using CPT and HCPCS, modifiers, and the encounter form. CMS-1500 and HIPAA 837P claim formats, payment processing, claim follow up and collections are also addressed.

    • Describe the phases of the revenue cycle and gain an understanding of basic insurance terminology
    • Demonstrate knowledge of confidentiality and billing laws, regulations, and standards
    • Explain verification of patient financial responsibility and insurance information
    • Differentiate government and commercial insurance plans and determine which is primary
    • Apply ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS codes and modifiers based on coding guidelines
MS 1000

Microsoft Office Basics

16 hours
Length
1 Week
Duration

This set of courses includes basic (Level 1) training on the 3 core applications within the Microsoft Office Suite. Students learn the range of skills needed to create professional-quality documents and spreadsheets, and are trained to effectively use email communication tools in the office environment. The content covered includes how to create, edit and enhance documents in Microsoft Word, how to organize, calculate and analyze information in Microsoft Excel, and students will learn the basics of using email within Microsoft Outlook.

    • Prepare, edit, and enhance documents in Microsoft Word
    • Apply methods to organize, calculate, and analyze information using Microsoft Excel
    • Prepare and send professional email messages from within the Microsoft Outlook environment
HI 1018

Electronic Health Records

64 hours
Length
4 Weeks
Duration

This course provides students with the skills and certifications for the development and maintenance of electronic health records in both facility and private practice environments. Upon completion of this course, students will be qualified to sit for the CEHRS, and will have gained the knowledge required to perform a variety office functions necessary in the digital/electronic age. Students are introduced to, and are provided training and practical application of skills in a variety of areas related to Electronic Health Records. Ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements will be covered along with training in the hands-on Electronic Health Record software. Students will also receive comprehensive training in the areas of Professional Fees, Billing, and Collecting, the Health Insurance Claim Form, Third-Party Reimbursement, Banking Services and Procedures, Health Information Management, Computers in the Medical Office, Medical Records Management, and much more.

    • Background in Software & Applications
    • Basic Insurance & Billing practices
    • Understand Electronic record keeping Chart components
    • The Regulatory Compliance Laws
    • How to identify differences between Reports
Code Course Duration
PS 1011 2 Weeks
HI 1014 6 Weeks
HI 1015 6 Weeks
MS 1000 1 Week
HI 1018 4 Weeks
Total Program Duration 19 Weeks

Electronic Health Records and Reimbursement Specialist

Job Opportunities

Medical Insurance Specialist

$32,000 – $66,000
Estimated Salary
Entry Level

Medical Billing Specialist

$27,000 – $51,000
Estimated Salary
Career Potential

Physician Biller

$30,000 – $90,000
Estimated Salary