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Medical Billing and Coding

Certificate

Prepare for entry-level employment or advancement within the growing health-care industry with a focus on medical coding and billing.

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: CRTOAH/OAM1/OAHB

Title IV Financial Aid eligible:  Yes

Online Option:  This program can be completed entirely online.

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options:  Work as an entry-level biller or coder within hospitals or small physician practices

Academic Options:  Continue your studies by taking additional courses toward the Health Information Technology associate's degree.

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Program Requirements 2018-2019
  

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
HIT 100 Introduction to Health Information Management 3
HIT 101 Introduction to ICD Coding 3
HIT 102 CPT Coding 3
HIT 105 Medical Terminology 3
HIT 108 Health Information Employment Policies 1
HIT 112 Health Insurance and Medical Billing 3
HIT 125 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for HIT 3
HIT 201 Advanced ICD Coding 3-4.5
  or HIT 290   Health Information Technology Professional Practice
  Experience
Total 22-23.5

Required Support Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
BIO 160IN  Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
CIS 120 Computer Applications for Business 4
Subtotal 8
Total 30-31.5

 

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