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What is the CBCS certification for a medical billing and coding specialist?

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The CBCS Certification for medical and billing coding specialists shows a person's advanced knowledge of procedural and diagnostic coding systems and experience with outpatient coding. To obtain this certification, individuals must have completed a medical billing and coding course or have six month's experience in a medical provider's office.

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With a CBCS Certification, individuals are able to select the appropriate code for various medical procedures, diagnoses and symptoms. Those with this certification also know the issues related to under- or over-coding. They also are able to submit claims for reimbursement based on payer policies and procedures and assist providers with correct documentation processes.

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