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    Jan 24, 2022  
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Coder Certificate

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The Medical Coder Certificate provides students with the skills necessary to work in billing offices of hospitals, nursing homes and physicians' offices. Students in this program are prepared to complete, review and process medical claims to help physicians and hospitals get reimbursed from insurance companies for services and facilities provided to patients. Individuals in this field also help prevent fraudulent medical claims and/or errors in payments and utilize the verbal skills needed to contact insurance companies regarding claims.

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  ALH 101S Introduction to Health Care    1     ►Students without one year of high school chemistry must take CHM 110S prior to BIO 125S.
►Students who cannot demonstrate basic keyboarding skills must take OHA 100S before entering this program.
  ALH 151S Health Care Medical Terminology   3    
  BIO 125S Anatomy & Physiology I   4    
  BIO 126S Anatomy & Physiology II   4    
  CIT 102S Introduction to Spreadsheets    1    
  ENG 121S Composition I   3    
  OHA 111S Document Processing I   3    
  OHA 230S Medical Office Procedures   3    
  OHA 233S Medical Insurance & Coding I   3    
  OHA 234S Medical Insurance & Coding II   3    
  PHI 123S Introduction to Ethics   3    
  Credit Hours 31    


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