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    Jul 21, 2024  
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Coder Certificate | Part-Time

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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.

Semester 1

  ALH 101S Introduction to Health Care    1     ►Students who cannot demonstrate basic keyboarding skills must take CIS 100S before entering this program.
  ALH 151S Health Care Medical Terminology   3    
  BIO 124S Human Biology   4    
  Credit Hours 8    

Semester 2

  BUS 120S Document Processing    3      
  ENG 121S Composition I   3    
  Credit Hours 6    


Semester 3 [Summer]

  CIS 110S Computer Concepts and Applications    3      
  MED 230S Medical Office Procedures   3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 4

  MTH 119S Business Mathematics    3      
  MED 233S Medical Insurance & Coding I   3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 5

  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication    3      
  MED 234S Medical Insurance & Coding II   3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Total Credit Hours | 32