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Some continuing education courses are eligible for scholarship funding.
Please contact the Centro de carreras NCWorks at (828) 694-1755 for more information.

Course Description:

This course prepares the candidate for entry-level healthcare billing and coding. Course topics include the role and responsibilities of the healthcare billing and coding position, managed health care, life cycle of an insurance claim, legal and regulatory considerations, coding regulations, reimbursement issues, claim instructions, medical terminology, filing commercial claims, insurance terminology and plans. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Exam. Blue Ridge Community College is an approved NHA test site.

Enrollment requirements:

1. The student must be 18 years old.

2. IDs required (names must match on both):

a. A Signed Social Security Card (paper card, non-laminated), or letter from Social Security Office stating that card has been requested.

b. Current Driver’s License or government-issued picture ID.

c. High school diploma or GED.

3. Registration form completed during appointment.

4. A statement will be signed at registration to confirm that the student received and had an opportunity to review Student Handbook.

5. Course fees are due at the time of registration.

Course schedule:

View Healthcare Billing and Coding Course Schedule

View Registration Information – Allied Health Programs

Contáctenos

Blue Ridge Community College
Allied Health Program Office and Registration:

Heather Stewart
Allied Health Program Director
(828) 694-1761
hn_stewart@blueridge.edu

Sheila Merrill
Allied Health Program Specialist and Registration
(828) 694-1748
sl_merrill@blueridge.edu

Technical Standards

Students enrolling in these programs must meet specific emotional, behavioral, physical, and cognitive standards. This information is found in Technical Standards. Students qualifying for special accommodations to these standards must contact Disability Services at (828) 694-1813 for more information.