Official Medicare Courses
Downloadable interactive courses 

Medicare Online Training courses offer you the solutions you need to meet the demands of today's healthcare marketplace.
     The U.S. Government HCFA agency commissioned the development of these courses to assist with the proper filing of Medicare claims, which is very similar to filing commercial claims. 
     Each course is designed to efficiently teach both new and experienced medical professionals and require just 1-2 hours to complete each one.
     Students often prefer the online courses to classroom instruction. With the intuitive HCFA interactive multimedia courses, learning is fun and easy. You can start and stop at your own pace and schedule, eliminating wasteful communting time.
     Below are brief descriptions for each of the ten current courses. 
     System requirements are for Windows 95/98
or Windows NT only.

      Course File Name File Size

Fraud and Abuse
Fraud & Abuse

The Fraud and Abuse lesson emphasizes the prevention and early detection of Medicare fraud and abuse in a practice setting. This lesson is intended for beginners as well as advanced students.
 

FRAUD32.EXE Fraud and Abuse course link

ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Coding
ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Coding

Click on this lesson to learn how to use the ICD-9-CM manual for correct diagnosis coding for Medicare. This lesson is intended for beginners as well as advanced students.

ICD9_32.EXE ICD9 course link

Introduction to the
World of Medicare

World of Medicare

The World of Medicare course will provide basic information about the Medicare program. This lesson is intended for beginners as well as advanced students.

WORLDM32.EXE World of Medicare course link

Front Office Management
Front Office 

The Front Office course will provide the essential knowledge and skills needed for "checking in" Medicare patients. This lesson is intended for beginners as well as advanced students.

FOFFC32.EXE Front Office course link

HCFA-1500
HCFA-1500

This lesson provides essential information required to properly complete the HCFA-1500 claim form for Medicare Part B. This lesson is intended for beginners as well as advanced students

1500_32.EXE HCFA-1500 course link

Medicare Secondary
Payer (MSP)
Medicare Secondary Payer

The MSP course will provide basic information about the Medicare Secondary Payer program. This lesson is intended for beginners as well as advanced students.


MSP32.EXE MSP course link

After double-clicking the file name, click Yes on the screen that asks whether you want to "Accept all default options."  Then click Finish on the "Installation Folder" screen that follows. Then click Yes on the screen that asks: "The specified output folder does not exist, create it?" Finally, click on Full Install to finish the installation.

IMPORTANT:  Do not change the installation directory or name of the file.  Also, you don't have to download the courses each time you wish to take them. After installing them on your computer, retake each course by clicking Start, pointing to Programs, clicking Medicare CBT, and then double-clicking Course icon. Any number of users can take the courses once they are installed. Just be sure they enter a unique First and Last Name and Password, when they begin each course.

Download time for each file below could vary from 20 to 45 minutes, depending upon your modem speed.