Certified Billing & Coding Specialist

Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS)

Certified Billing & Coding Specialists (CBCS) keep the healthcare industry moving efficiently, making them critical and in-demand members of healthcare teams.

Individuals with a CBCS certification from NHA gain access to the knowledge and training they need to prepare for a rewarding and meaningful career as a sought-after Billing & Coding Specialist.

As a CBCS, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Gather/review essential patient information
  • Verify required documentation before patient information is released
  • Prevent fraud/abuse by auditing billing
  • Support coding and billing process
  • Assign codes for diagnoses and procedures
  • Submit claims for reimbursement
  • Coach healthcare providers to achieve optimal reimbursement

Billing & Coding Specialists have an expansive range of opportunities for employment. The skills learned through the NHA CBCS certification are essential to hospitals, physician offices, surgery centers, nursing homes, dental offices, home healthcare agencies, mental health facilities and even insurance companies and consulting firms. Open the door to a rewarding career path by becoming a CBCS. Don’t wait another moment to change your life.

Employment for this career will grow 22% from 2012 to 2022 — double the average growth rate for all occupations — according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. (Source)

"Employers see credentialed candidates as more committed to their career and to excellence." - Greg Stanfield Executive Director/Dean of Education, Stevens-Henager College

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