Medical Coder & Biller Certification (MCBC)(NCCA Accredited)

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Medical Coder & Biller Certification (MCBC)(NCCA Accredited)


On May 11, 2018, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) granted American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) accreditation to the Medical Coder & Biller Certification (MCBC) for demonstrating compliance with the NCCA Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs.

Abbreviation of Certification: MCBC

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

For more information, please view the Certification Program Outline and Exam Blueprint.

Description and purpose of test:

The Medical Coder and Biller Certification duties have evolved in recent years. The Medical Coder and Biller Certification, 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 Medical Coder and Biller Certification 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 Coding and Billing:

The breakdown is as follows: Billing/billing regulations, anatomy and physiology/medical terminology, CPT/HCPCS, ICD, Regulations/guidelines and types of insurance

Allotted time for examinees is 2 hours.

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