Billing Coding Specialist Certification

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Billing Coding Specialist Certification

Abbreviation of Certification: BCSC

Fee charged for the exam: $109.00 (Study Material Included)

Description and purpose of test:

The Billing Coding Specialists’ duties have evolved in recent years. The Billing Coding Specialists, also known as medical coders, or health information technologists, are responsible for maintaining and accurately reporting and categorizing patient information. They manage health information and ensure its’ quality through a series of checks and balances. They also need basic knowledge of medical terminology, patient care skills and general office skills.

A Billing Coding Specialists responsibility may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Answering phones
  • Processing patient information
  • Accurately entering patient financial information to ensure timely payments
  • Billing and coding for insurance purposes
  • Communicating with patients
  • General office duties

The test is comprised of 100 questions in Billing and Coding:

The breakdown is as follows: Billing and coding, medical terminology, patient care, infection control and medical law and ethics.

Allotted time for examinees is 2 hours.