Medical Billing - AAPC Workforce Training Certificate

Program website

Program Manager: Kelanie Yordy
Phone: 240.629.7971

Program Description

Work in healthcare (but not direct patient care) by training to become a
Medical Biller. Medical Billers play an important part in the medical billing
and reimbursement cycle. This course prepares candidates to sit for the
AAPC Certified Professional Biller (CPB) exam by covering topics such as
preauthorization, charge entry, claims transmission, submitting appeals,
payment posting, and insurance and patient follow-up. Course fees cover
the cost of the AAPC learning platform, two attempts for the CPB exam, and
a one-year membership to AAPC.

Program Requirements

Required Course/s
Medical Terminology for Billing & Coding
Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach
Medical Billing - AAPC Certified Professional Biller (CPB)
Students must show academic readiness in English. Email or call 301-624-2888 to discuss which of the following methods you should use:
Take an Accuplacer Test for free at the FCC Testing Center. Score 237 on Next Gen Reading or BOTH 229 Reading & 237 Writing or Score 102 on ESL Reading or 276 on ESL overall
Place into or be enrolled in ENGL 70 or higher
Grades from recent high school or college courses
Scores from TOEFL, ACT, AP, CLEP, DSST, GED, PARCC/MCAP or SAT exams

FCC offers English skill-building courses for students (some are free).