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Medical Billing and Coding

Learn about CCC Library's services and resources to assist Medical Billing and Coding (MBC) students.

Credible websites

Google search

Pro tip: It is easier to find federal and Oregon health laws via Google than through using the search feature embedded on a healthcare organization's website.

  • How? Use site:.[URL] to search within a healthcare organization's website. Example:
  • Why? Google offers a better search engine with a more complex search algorithm.
  • Beware of shady or untrustworthy websites. Check the organization's URL to make sure you are on the official organization's website.

Base URLs of government and healthcare websites:

  • Federal Register -
  • -
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services -
  • American Medical Association (AMA) - 
  • Oregon Health Authority -
  • Oregon State Legislature -
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -
  • National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health -
  • US Department of Health and Human Services -
  • Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace -
  • City of Portland -
  • American Health Information Management Association -
  • American Academy of Professional Coders -

URLs last checked March 2021.

Searching for local billing guidelines

Directly search insurers' websites for telehealth billing information (or whatever) using Google! Use the search command site: to retrieve webpages from URLs you specify.

Google search bar with the search query telehealth billing guidelines

  1. Go to Google.
  2. Type in your search terms (telehealth billing guidelines)
  3. Type in site: followed by an insurer's website URL.

Insurers' website URLs

Aetna -

BridgeSpan -

Cigna - (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) -

Kaiser Permanente (KP) -

Moda -

PacificSource -

Providence -

Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield -

URLs last checked March 2021.

Websites: Billing guidelines for telehealth services

The guidelines that apply to your work are constantly changing and it's important to get accurate, timely information. Below are resources recommended by CCC Library for finding current billing guidelines.

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