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Healthcare Billing and Coding

Course Description

This online course covers the responsibilities of individuals in the healthcare coding and billing profession. Topics include medical insurance and billing, coding, claims and follow-up claims. Students will learn how to accurately disseminate healthcare information and patient data between the healthcare professional, patients and third-party payers. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared to sit for the National Healthcare Examination Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS).

Online Course Information

In order to complete this online course, student will need access to a computer and internet. If assistance is needed, please contact the Director (see contact information).


$180 + fees and textbook

Textbook Information

*This textbook is also used for Electronic Health Records course. *
Title: Cengage Unlimited (1 term, 4 months, must include MindTap)
ISBN: 9780357700006
Cost: $120 (approx.)
Textbook can be purchased at the VGCC Bookstores on the Main Campus or online at the VGCC Bookstore website .

Coordinator, Occupational Healthcare Programs
MAIN CAMPUS - Henderson
(252) 738-3366