In its lineup of spring classes at Cerro Coso Community College is a new online class in Medical Insurance and Billing.
HCRS C134 - Medical Insurance and Billing will present a thorough discussion of office finance management and insurance. Insurance coding and billing prepares the student to undertake the details necessary for implement the specialized insurance forms utilized in the modern healthcare system. Included in the course insurance exercises are Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Medicaide-MediCal, CHAMPUS, Unemployment and Worker's Compensation, and Health Maintenance Organizations.
Prerequisites to take the course including HCRS C130 - Communication in Healthcare, HCRS C131- Medical Law and Ethics for Medical Assistants, HCRS C132 - Electronic Health Records, and HCRS C150 - Medical Terminology, all being offered online in the spring.
Cerro Coso offers both certificate and degree programs in Emergency Medical Technology, Certified Nursing Aide, Home Health Aide, Human Services, Administrative Medical Assisting, Clinical Medical Assisting, and Vocational Nursing. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact Counseling at (760) 384-6219 for more information.
Cerro Coso is currently registering for Spring 2021 classes that begin January 18, 2021. Class schedule available online at www.cerrocoso.edu .