This program was designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in a variety of Health Care facilities as Medical Record Coder, Coding Technician, or Coding Clerk. The students will learn to translate diagnoses and procedures into numerical codes, using the International Classification of Disease (ICD-9-CM) and the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT-4). The students will be trained to prepare and file insurance claim forms for reimbursement.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 30 CREDITS)

REQUIRED COURSES
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1030
    Introduction Information Technology
    4
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I
    3
  • HSC 1513
    Medical Terminology
    3
  • BSC 1081C
    Basic Anatomy
    3
  • HSC 2149
    General Pharmacology for Health Care Prof
    3
  • MED 173
    Ethics and Law
    2
  • MED 174
    Medical Office Fundamentals
    2
  • MED 176
    Intro. to Health Information Management
    2
  • MED 177C
    Coding ICD-9-CM
    2
  • MED 178C
    Coding CPT-4/HCPCS
    2
  • MED 179
    Health Insurance Billing
    2
  • MED180C
    Coding ICD-10-CM
    2
  • MED 181
    Externship (80 hours)
     
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    30

All College Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.Medical students are required to wear medical attire at all times.Students must furnish their own uniforms.All students must provide BLS, OSHA, HIV, and HIPPA seminar completion forms in order to participate in the clinical rotations.

*General Education Component (see page 131)

**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.

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