Medical Billing Certification

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MEDICAL BILLING CERTIFICATION

AMBA (American Medical Billing Association) is one of the most renowned organizations that offer Medical Billing certification. The CMRS certification is awarded by the Certifying Board of the American Medical Billing Association (CBAMBA).

 

CMRS is an examination based certification that assures the Biller with proper understanding in the following

        • Medical terminologies
        • Insurance reimbursement process
        • Medical Claim submissions and denials
        • Current Procedural Terminology (CPT coding
        • International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9 coding)
        • Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS coding)
        • OIG (Office of Inspector General’s Compliance Program)
        • Information and Web Technology

 

The CMRS is divided into 16 sections with the total of 700 questions and a minimum score of 85% is required to pass the examination. The sections are as follows,

 

 

    Medical Terminology
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Information Technology
    • Web and Information Technology
    • ICD-9-CM Coding
    • CPT-4 Coding
    • Clearinghouses
    • CMS 1500
    • Insurance
    • Insurance Carriers
    • Acronyms
    • Compliance
    • Fraud and Abuse
    • Managed Care
    • General
    • Case Study

 

The CMRS examination is taken online through a secure LMS (Learning Management System) and given 45 days access to finish the examination. Once the exam is completed successfully, CMRS certification is mailed and will reach the candidate in 3 to 5 working days and is valid for one year from the date of completion of the exam.  Every year it is necessary to obtain 15 continuing education units (CEUs) to maintain and extend the certification for another year. A completion certificate is sent every year