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.

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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 30 CREDITS)

COMMUNICATIONS (6 CREDITS )
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I **
    3
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1030
    Introduction to Information Technology
    4
  • HSC 1513
    Medical Terminology
    3
  • HSC 2149
    General Pharmacology for Health Care Prof.
    3
  • BSC1081
    Basic Anatomy
    3
  • SLS 1501
    College Study Skills
     
REQUIRED COURSES (14 Credits)
Credit Hours
  • MED 173
    Medical Ethics and Law
    2
  • MED 174
    Medical Office Fundamentals
    2
  • MED 176
    Intro. to Health Information Management
    2
  • MED 178C
    Coding CPT-4/HCPCS
    2
  • MED 179
    Health Insurance Billing
    2
  • MED180C
    Coding ICD-10-CM
    2
  • MED 181
    Medical Coding and Billing Externship
     
  • MED 187C
    Coding ICD-10-CM/PSC
    2
  • MED 182L
    MCBS Capstone
     
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    30
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Seminars
Credit Hours
  • HIPPA
     
     
  • HIV-OSHA-BLS
     
     

All 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 191)

**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.

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