Oxnard Institute of Allied Health  & Clinical Laboratories 
             

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A Certified Billing and Coding Specialist's main focus is on converting a medical procedure, diagnosis, or symptom into specific codes for submitting a claim for reimbursement. As a CBCS, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Accurately locate documentation in the patient record to support coding and billing process
  • Accurately assign codes for diagnoses and procedures
  • Submit claims for reimbursement based on payer policies and procedures
  • Coach providers on the best documentation practices to support quality coding and optimal reimbursement

Benefits to obtaining a Billing and Coding Certification may include: more job opportunities, an increased pay scale, and increased subject matter expertise.