Education

 

Do you understand the business of healthcare?

When you decided to become a genetic counselor, you may not have realized just how much you would need to know about the business of healthcare. As payers continue to recognize the value of genetic counselors, you will be need to understand the intricacies of payer policies, credentialing requirements, and how to code and bill for the services you provide. With the help of NSGC’s educational series, you can succeed in today’s healthcare environment.

Interested in our Model Credentialing Policy? Purchase the NSGC Model Credentialing Policy.


A primer for genetic counselors on the insurance industry and the credentialing process, including:

  • An online, on-demand series of education modules and access to recorded webinars for a total of 7.5 Contact Hours*. 
  • Downloadable quick reference guide and glossary of insurance terms and access to the NSGC Model credentialing policy
  • Exclusive access to an online discussion forum, where you can discuss course concepts with other colleagues and get answers to your questions.



Member Price:  $199
Non-member Price:  $249
Program Directors: Please contact nsgc@nsgc.org
for registration details.




An online resource and training center to help  genetic counselors master billing and coding, including: 

  • An online, on-demand series of education modules and access to recorded webinars for a total of 6.75 Contact Hours*.
  • Downloadable quick reference guides
  • Exclusive access to a coding consultant via a course discussion forum to get your specific billing and coding questions answered by an expert.



Member Price:  $229
Non-member Price:  $279
Program Directors: Please contact nsgc@nsgc.org
for registration details.



Business Foundations for Genetic Counselors Online Course Package

Purchase the package to maximize your access to the Business Foundations online course materials. Please note: This course is eligible for a total of 9.75 Contact Hours.*

The package includes:

  • Access to all of the Billing and Coding course
  • Access to all Insurance and Credentialing course 
  • Downloadable quick reference guide and glossary of insurance terms and access to the NSGC Model credentialing policy
  • Access to three recorded webinars providing updates and in-depth information on public and private payers 
  • Exclusive access to an online discussion forum, where you can discuss course concepts with other colleagues and get answers to your questions.

  Customize this letter to demonstrate the value of these courses and request funding from your supervisor.

 

*To calculate eligible CEUs for each educational offering, divide the total number of Contact Hours by 10 and round down to the nearest two decimal places.

 

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