Introduction to Medical Billing Online Course

From Feb 15 2021 8:30 am until May 8 2021 3:00 pm

If a career at a medical facility is of interest to you and you would like more insight into the medical billing field, this course is for you!  This course will teach you the basic information to get started in the medical billing field.

There is a growing need for trained billers in the medical field.  A career in medical billing comes with growing employment opportunities in a variety of settings including: hospitals, clinics, and skilled nursing facilities.

Minnesota West Community & Technical College and Medi-Sota, Inc. have partnered to develop an interactive, entry-level online course to prepare students for success, providing them the information, understanding and skills needed to get started in the medical billing career path.

This entry-level online course provides the flexibility for those students already employed and need non-traditional training opportunities to succeed OR for students that want to enter into the medical billing field.   The instructor offers the opportunities to ask questions and receive guidance as needed. 

The February 15, 2021 course has a registration deadline of February 8th.

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Course Description:

This course provides an entry level study of health insurance plans, billing and reimbursement methodologies, and compliance approaches. 
Included: Payor categories, APC’s and other prospective payment systems, the revenue cycle, chargemaster, RBRV’s, regulatory guidelines, billing processes, and more.

Key Objectives

Course Duration: 11-13 weeks (Estimate 5-10 hours per week)

Registration Instructions

Payment is due in full at the time of registration. Please note that the registration fee covers the class only; it does not include the book or the online simulation lab access. Attendees are responsible for purchasing these items independently. Additional purchase information including the book and online simulation lab access will be emailed to each attendee after registration is confirmed. Registrations without payment information will not be accepted.

Course Cost:

Course Fee: $699.00

Book Bundle Fee & Simulation Module Access: $214.00

Simulation Module Access Fee Only: $100.00 (If a facility purchases the book bundle and wants to use the books for future student training, there is an option to pay for the simulation model access as long as the book edition remains the same.


For registration questions please contact:
Jennifer Gearman
Phone: 320-769-2269
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For billing questions please contact:
Barb Hubley
MN West Community & Technical College
Phone: 507-537-7530

For questions regarding IT or the book please contact:
Roxanne Hayenga, Customized Training Representative
Phone: 507-372-3468
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  • Refund Policy: Cancellations must be made no later than 10 business days prior to the course. The full course fee will be charged if cancellation is made in less than 10 business days. Full refunds will be given for all classes cancelled by Minnesota West Community & Technical College. Registration is transferable to another person.
  • Equal Opportunity: Minnesota West Community & Technical College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity.
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