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    Jun 22, 2024  
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 | 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.

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    
  ENG 121S Composition I   3    
  Credit Hours 11    

Semester 2

  BUS 120S Document Processing    3      
  MED 230S Medical Office Procedures   3    
  MED 233S Medical Insurance & Coding I   3    
  MTH 119S Business Mathematics   3    
  Credit Hours 12    

Semester 3

  CIS 110S Computer Concepts and Applications    3      
  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication   3    
  MED 234S Medical Insurance & Coding II   3    
  Credit Hours 9    

Total Credit Hours | 32

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