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)
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:
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.