Medical Coding & Billing Specialist (MCBS.S.STC)
- Division: Health Sciences
- Department: Health Information Management
The Medical Coding and Billing Specialist certificate prepares students for entry-level coding and billing positions in physician medical offices, medical insurance companies and outpatient billing services. Students will develop skills to accurately determine diagnostic and procedural code number assignments that impact medical reimbursement. Skill sets include application of ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS coding systems; medical terminology; anatomy and physiology and disease processes; processing insurance claims and reimbursement practices. The Medical Billing and Coding Specialist certificate can be completed in the traditional classroom setting or completely online or a combination of both delivery systems. Students must receive a grade of C or higher in all courses in the MCBS.STC and have a GPA of 2.0 to receive the certificate.
ALH 1101 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery 2 Credits ALH 1140 Fundamentals of Disease Processes 3 Credits BIO 1121 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 3 Credits BIO 1222 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 3 Credits HIM 1101 Medical Terminology 2 Credits HIM 1165 Drug Classification for Coding 1 Credit HIM 1201 Introductory Medical Office Coding 4 Credits HIM 2262 Advanced Medical Office Coding 3 Credits MAS 2210 Medical Billing Specialist 3 Credits