Medical Billing and Reimbursement

Flexible Medical Billing and Coding Class for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

It’s possible to save time, improve care, and ensure reimbursement at your job. Instead of guessing, over coding, or under coding, you can guarantee you’re doing things right the first time with Bryant’s medical billing and coding class. Streamline your workflow by understanding electronic medical record codes that align with the level of services you deliver, reduce risk of audits, and more with this Medical Billing and Reimbursement course. 

Key Knowledge Areas in Medical Billing and Coding

Through our Medical Billing and Reimbursement course, you will:

  • Discover the best documentation practices for submitting bills to Medicare.
  • Learn how third-party payer rules can vary per payer and/or state.
  • Master current payment methodologies in inpatient, outpatient, and surgical settings.
  • Understand Medicare regulatory requirements, including new decision-making time codes.


  • New and seasoned nurse practitioners and physician assistants
  • Professionals who seek to earn Continuing Medical Education credits


Physician assistants and nurse practitioners will earn 30 American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA) Category 1 Continuing Medical Education credits on successful completion of this course. 

Course Requirements

This eight-week, self-paced course includes guided learning with multimedia, interactive modules, and curated readings. Expect approximately 6-7 hours of work per week.

First-time online learner? “Strategies for Success” is a one-week module that will familiarize you with our learning system before you begin your certificate program and ensure you are ready to participate. Required for all first-time, self-paced Bryant learners.

Meet Your Instructor: Lisa Anne Blakeley

Lisa Anne Blakeley, AHIT, COC, CPC, CRC, CPC-I, is a supervisor in the Billing Compliance Department at Boston Medical Center and serves as the president of the New Bedford Chapter of the American Academy of Professional Coders. She educates new providers on medical record documentation, coding, and Medicare/Medicaid billing regulations. Previously, she served as a professional audit manager with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, where she managed 12 senior auditors. Blakeley has worked in numerous areas educating providers in evaluation and management, ICD-10-CM, and risk adjustment. 

Course Format: Online, Self-Paced
Schedule: 8-week course, 6-7 hours/week
Begin the Sunday following enrollment
Tuition: $1995
CMEs: 30
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Certificate Requirements

This course is part of the PA and NP Leadership in Healthcare Certificate. In order to receive the certificate, you must complete four courses in this field. The courses below are currently available, with more in development and coming soon: 

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No matter how busy your schedule is, Bryant’s online, self-paced medical billing and coding class gives you the flexibility you need.

Higher-Caliber Faculty

All of our online courses are taught by top-notch Bryant faculty or industry experts who are leaders within their field.

Interactive Learning

During this 8-week course, you’ll spend 6-7 hours per week on guided learning, interactive modules, and curated reading.

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