MEDICAL CODING AND BILLING SPECIALIST
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.Request more info about MEDICAL CODING AND BILLING SPECIALIST
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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 30 CREDITS)
- ENC 1101English Composition I **3
- CGS 1030Introduction to Information Technology4
- HSC 1513Medical Terminology3
- HSC 2149General Pharmacology for Health Care Prof.3
- BSC1081Basic Anatomy3
- SLS 1501College Study Skills
- MED 173Medical Ethics and Law2
- MED 174Medical Office Fundamentals2
- MED 176Intro. to Health Information Management2
- MED 178CCoding CPT-4/HCPCS2
- MED 179Health Insurance Billing2
- MED180CCoding ICD-10-CM2
- MED 181Medical Coding and Billing Externship
- MED 187CCoding ICD-10-CM/PSC2
- MED 182LMCBS Capstone
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 219)
**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.