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    Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 | Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 | Academic 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    
  CIS 110S Computer Concepts and Applications   3    
  MED 233S Medical Insurance & Coding I   3    
  Credit Hours 14    

Semester 2


  BUS 120S Document Processing    3      
  MED 230S Medical Office Procedures   3    
  MED 234S Medical Insurance & Coding II   3    
  MTH 119S Business Mathematics   3    
  Credit Hours 12    

Semester 3


  COM 121S Introduction to Communication    3      
  MED 290L Medical Coder Internship   2    
  MED 290R Medical Coder Internship Seminar   .5    
  Credit Hours 5.5    

Total Credit Hours | 31.5