allied-health-squareBrighton College’s Medical Billing online program will help you prepare for an in-demand and respected career, offering you great job opportunities and room for future growth. Learn more about our Medical Billing training below, or call us directly at 800.354.1254 for more information.

Program Overview

What is a Medical Biller?

The healthcare services industry is expected to hire more financial specialists, particularly medical billers, to match the explosive growth of this field. A medical biller processes the paperwork required to complete patient claims.

With Medical Billing training from Brighton College, you’ll gain the specific skills and tools you need to successfully pursue this career. Your Medical Billing online education will offer you in-depth, high quality training in this field, and upon completion, you’ll be prepared to sit for your certification exam.

What Will I Study in Brighton’s Medical Billing Training Program?

Through Brighton’s online Medical Billing training, you will learn the necessary skills to become a successful medical biller. These skills include:

  • Efficiently processing medical claims
  • Billing insurance companies
  • Handling patient invoices
  • Medical terminology
  • Medical office procedures
  • Medical billing
  • Medical coding, including utilization of the ICD-9 and the CPT.

Course Outline

A Career as a Medical Biller!

Our Medical Billing program was designed with you in mind. The medical billing program is self-paced, allowing you to complete it according to your own schedule. You can review lessons as many times as you want, reinforcing the material until you have a solid understanding of it.

Once you enroll, you can get started right way! Medical Billing courses are released one by one to ensure you properly retain the information.

What courses are in the Medical Billing program?

The following courses are included in the online Medical Billing program. Courses are released one at a time to maximize learning. The Medical Billing program has a total of 15 credit hours.

Course ID Course Name Credit Hours
MED 101 Introduction to Health Care 1 Credits
This course provides an overview of the evolution of medicine, the role of allied health professionals, and the different medical specialties.
MED 102 Essentials of Medical Terminology 3 Credits
This course is an exploration of the systems of the human body including the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and urinary systems, as well as reproductive, integumentary, blood/lymph, endocrine and nervous systems and how they relate to each other. In addition, some of the most common diseases and disorders affecting these systems and the treatments for them are discussed.
MED 104 Medical Office Procedures 4 Credits
This course provides the required background for the responsibilities of the administrative medical assistant. It prepares students for the ever-increasing use of technology in the medical office, with an emphasis on the importance on the computerization of routine tasks and of communications. Students learn to perform the duties of the administrative medical assistant under realistic conditions and with realistic pressures that require them to organize the work and set priorities.
MCB 102 Medical Coding I 3 Credits
Medical Coding I and Medical Coding II are companion courses. Students study the purpose and use of the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) (or International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision, Clinical Modification, ICD-10-CM, and International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision, Procedure Classification System ICD-10-PCS) classification system. Topics include coding conventions, coding principles, and CMS official coding guidelines (inpatient and outpatient). Students will be required to assign ICD-9-CM (or ICD-10-CM/PCS) coding manual and a computerized encoder is incorporated. Inpatient, outpatient, and physician office reimbursement systems are discussed.
MBL 101 Medical Billing I 2 Credits
An introduction to the field of medical insurance billing and reimbursement including insurance payment methods, HIPAA and the legal medical record, the billing and reimbursement cycle, physician coding and compliance, and claims processing. In this course, students learn to use software for electronic medical records implementation.
MBL 102 Medical Billing II 2 Credits
A continuation of the study of medical insurance billing and reimbursement including healthcare payers such as Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, TRICARE and CHAMPVA. Worker’s Compensation, disability and hospital billing are also addressed. In this course, students learn to use software for electronic medical records implementation. Prerequisite: MBL 101.
BUS 102 Career Exploration Optional
As students complete their program of study and prepare to search for a position in their new career, this course gives an introduction to the world of work, covering labor market information, career planning, job search techniques, resume preparation, interviewing skills and questions, and correspondence.

Career Outlook

Where Can I Work as a Medical Biller?

Our Medical Billing school enables you to gain employment in a variety of settings, including:

  • Doctors’ offices
  • Medical clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing home facilities

Tuition & Fees

The total price for the Brighton College Medical Billing program is $2,575. All textbooks and materials are now included with tuition!

Application Fee is $50.

Total Tuition $2,475
Enrollment Fee $100
Total Sales Price  $2,575

Payment Plans

  • Full Payment Plan: Pay in full and receive a $200 discount for a total program price of $2,375.
  • Automatic Payment Plan: Pay only 7 interest-free monthly payments of $322, and a final payment of $321, for a total program price of $2,575. Payments will automatically be charged monthly to your credit card.
  • Extended Payment Plan: Choose this plan and pay  11 interest-free monthly payments of $215, and a final payment of $210, for a total program price of $2,575. Payments will automatically be charged monthly to your credit card.

All academic and financial obligations to the school must be made prior to release of final transcripts and diploma.

Financial Assistance

The programs at Brighton College are approved for Veteran’s benefits. Brighton College also works with many employers’ Tuition Reimbursement programs as well as various Workforce Development and Vocational Rehabilitation programs. To find out if you qualify for these programs, call our office at 1.800.354.1254 for more information.

Fees

Change of Program $50
Additional Transcript $10
Late Payment $25
Returned Check / Declined Credit Card $25
Academic Extension* $500
Re-Admission Fee $200

Textbooks

All textbooks are provided for students in the Medical Billing program. Ebooks will be utilized when available. Courses are taken one at a time, and textbooks are delivered as new courses are released to the student.

Career Services

Brighton College is dedicated to assisting you with your job search. We work side-by-side with you to help you with whatever your post-graduation goals are. Below are some of the benefits you’ll get as a Brighton College graduate.

Specialized Career Course

All Brighton College, students have the option of taking our Career Exploration course, which focuses on preparing you for your job search. Learn important skills such as networking, career management, resume building, interview preparation, and building interpersonal relationships.