Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

Medical Billing and Coding, (NCIS), (CPC)

Medical Billers and Coders classify health information to obtain insurance reimbursement for the healthcare provider's expenses. They review documents for completeness and accuracy and transmit claims for payment. This program prepares the individual to work in medical offices and clinics. Completers of this program are eligible to take the Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC) through the American Association of Professional Coders.

This 352-hour Certificate program curricula can typically be completed in two semesters by attending day or evening courses. Most courses are available online as well. Tuition is $2,170 not including textbooks.

Class OutlineHours
Medical Terminology I (MDCA 1013)48
Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information (HITT 1053)32
Anatomy and Physiology/Pathophysiology for Health Professionals (MDCA 1009)48
Health Information Systems (HITT 1011)64
Pharmacology and Medication Therapy (HITT 1049)32
Coding and Classification Systems (HITT 1041)64
Coding and Reimbursement Methodologies (HITT 2035)64
Additional course work recommended:
Certified Coding Exam Review (HITT 2049)32

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