ICD-10 Medical Billing and Coding
Career Training Program
Medical Billing and Coding Online Training Program Materials
Blackstone will provide you with the following tools for success in your Medical Billing and Coding online training course, which are all included in your tuition:
Blackstone Medical Billing and Coding Online Training Study Guides
Eighteen separate units designed by Blackstone Career Institute will guide you through the Medical Billing and Coding online training course. These study units are broken into smaller sections, which will allow you to better process and retain the material in the readings. Each study unit chapter includes objectives, an overview, teacher’s notes, and a self-check.
Essentials of Pharmacology for Health Occupations, by Ruth Woodrow, Delmar Publishers
This e-book introduces you to pharmacological terminology; common drug classes, forms, dosages and routes of administration; abbreviations and symbols; and systems of measurement. You will receive this text with Study Unit 8 if you are on a payment plan.
Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, by Marilyn T. Fordney, Elsevier Publishers
This e-book is a comprehensive source for teaching the subject of health insurance and reimbursement. The book covers managed health care, legal and regulatory issues, medical coding systems, reimbursement methodologies, coding for medical necessity, and common health insurance plans. You will receive this text with Study Unit 10 if you are on a payment plan.
CodeManager Online: Elite, American Medical Association Publishers
You will have access to a searchable database, coding manuals ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM, HCPCS Level II and CPT with Study Unit 10 if you are on a payment plan
Computers in the Medical Office – 8th Edition, by Susan Sanderson, McGraw-Hill
The e-book Computers in the Medical Office provides a hands-on approach to learning one of the most popular medical office billing and practice management software packages available. The ebook comes with online access to a MediSoft V17 simulated practice program so that you can practice your skills using the same software used on the job.
Step by Step Medical Coding – by Carol J. Buck, Elsevier
This comprehensive medical coding text is written by educators and experienced coders to help learners master the complexities of medical coding. This expanded edition addresses a variety of medical specialties including dermatology, cardiology, primary care, and orthopedics, and tackles the common coding problems encountered in the real world. Medical coding exercises provide practice for learners and enable them to test their knowledge, helping to round out your medical billing and coding online training.
Stedman’s Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing Online
Defining more than 56,000 terms, Stedman’s gives clear definitions in nursing and allied health professions. You will have one year of online access to this valuable reference, which includes audio pronunciations, images, and nearly 50 videos presenting anatomy in motion—a valuable resource that enhances your medical billing and coding online training.
Blackstone’s Exclusive Online Typing Tutor
Whether you are a novice typist or just need to brush up on your skills and increase your speed, Blackstone’s Online Typing Tutor will help you succeed. Typing exercises are geared to the allied health student. Work at your own pace and take the online typing test when you are ready to assess your skill level.
Access to Blackstone’s Online Student Center
Along with your traditional course items, you will gain unlimited access to Blackstone’s Online Student Center, where you can take exams and receive instantaneous Grade Reports, chat real-time with other medical billing and coding students, participate in online discussions, and receive news about Blackstone.
In addition, Blackstone will also provide you with:
Eighteen multiple-choice exams, four homework assignments, and a required keyboarding assignment assist us in assessing your understanding of the concepts taught throughout the medical billing and coding online training program. In addition, there are many self-checks that you can complete throughout your medical billing and coding online training program.
You will receive an official transcript and a Medical Billing and Coding certificate upon successful completion of the entire medical billing and coding online training program. A copy of your transcript will also be on permanent file with Blackstone.
You have up to one year to complete your Blackstone Medical Billing and Coding online training program. If additional time is needed, a six-month extension can be purchased.
Immediate feedback is provided for all exams submitted through the Online Student Center—you will receive an electronic grade report instantly!
Your success in our Medical Billing and Coding online training program is important to us! Any time you need assistance, please contact us. We are available to assist you with any questions or concerns you encounter with the medical billing and coding online training.
Your low tuition cost covers your entire medical billing and coding online training program including all textbooks, study guides, exam evaluation services, access to the Online Student Center, and your certificate upon graduation.
Blackstone’s financial assistance programs include GI Bill Education Benefits for veterans and the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA program).