Medical Coding & Billing

Program Overview

Do you enjoy managing accounts ? 

Do you like troubleshooting problems to find a solution?
Are you ready to work at medical clinics or hospitals? 

To Learn More:

Moody Hall – Room 140

409-944-1344

Fax: 409-944-1501

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Medical Coding & Billing Specialist Certification

MEDICAL CODING CERTIFICATE

Level One Certificate Program

(Degree Audit Program Code: MED-ADMIN-CODING-C1)

The Medical Billing and Coding Certificate is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills required of a Medical Billing and Coding Professional.  Emphasis is placed on billing and coding of services, procedures, and diagnoses for medical facilities.

The program focuses on the linkage of coding systems (ICD, CPT and HCPCS) to medical insurance billing, using medical software to provide successful and accurate submission of insurance claims for reimbursement. Students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) – Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC) or Certified Professional Coder Apprentice Exam (CPC-A) and other national certification exams.

These courses can also be applied towards the Medical Administration AAS Degree.

FIRST YEAR

First Semester

Second Semester

HITT

1305

Medical Terminology I

3

POFM

1327

Medical Insurance

3

MDCA

1309

A & P for Medical Assistants

3

HITT

1341

Coding & Classification Systems

3

HITT

1345

Healthcare Delivery Systems

3

HITT

2335

Coding and Reimbursement

Methodologies

  3

HITT

1353

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information                                       

3

HITT

2340

Advanced Medical Billing and Reimbursement

  3

HITT

2313

Working w/ Health IT Systems

3

HITT

2346

Advanced Medical Coding*

  3

15

15

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS IN PROGRAMS:  30

Notes:

* Identifies Capstone course

All classes may not be offered each semester. Check online schedule for current offerings