Medical Billing & Coding

The Medical Billing & Coding program provides instruction in medical records and insurance software applications, basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, fundamentals of medical science and treatment procedures, data classification and coding, data entry skills, and regulations relating to Medicare and insurance documentation.

Graduates of this program will have the ability to properly identify codeable services; accurately utilize ICD Codes (both ICD 9 and ICD 10); accurately utilize CPT codes & HCPC for supplies/DME and procedures; perform hospital outpatient/inpatient coding and physician practice coding; and completing the billing and claims processes for physician practice and hospitals (both manual and electronic).


Admission

The philosophy of the Medical Billing & Coding program is to prepare qualified students to be competent professionals in the field of Allied Health.

Our goal is to recruit, retain, and graduate students who will remain in the area as productive working citizens and directly contribute to the betterment and public health of the community. Reasonable accommodations will be granted to students with a qualified disability (see Policies and Procedures for ADA policy).

Admission Information

Program Objectives

The Medical Billing & Coding program is designed to serve the students who are interested in gaining employment in the healthcare field.

Special focus is given to reimbursement procedures including Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Internal classification of Diseases (ICD) and Health Care Finance Administration Procedural Coding System (HCPCS).

Students will be taught the billing and coding process from the working prospective.

Courses & Textbooks

Gainful Employment

CIP code 51.0713.

The Medical Billing & Coding program prepares individuals to perform specialized data entry, classification, and record-keeping procedures related to medical diagnostic, treatment, billing, and insurance documentation.

According to the O-net system and the American job center network, the SOC code is 29-2071.00

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