Medical Billing & Coding

Program Hours: 800
Assigned Course Preparation Hours: 200
Academic Credits: 40

Program Description

This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to pursue career opportunities in the growing healthcare industry. This program covers medical terminology, computerized billing procedures and medical coding, as well as basic pharmacology. A Medical Coding and Billing professional is one who likes the medical field but prefers to work with patient data instead of directly with patients. The purpose of this program is to give students a deep knowledge ICD, CPT, and HCPCS.

Learning Objectives

  • Students prepare for entry-level employment as Medical Coders/Billers, Medical Record Specialists, and Medical Office Assistants in physician offices, ambulatory centers, health care organizations, and insurance companies.
  • Students develop skills in ICD, CPT, HCPCS, computerized billing, and reimbursement procedures.

Methods of Instruction

Courses are computer-based and instructor-led. Students learn via one-to-one or small-group instruction, LMS modules, textbooks, workbooks, and online forums and discussions.

Policies

Refer to the Student Catalog and Handbook for the full list of policies.

Courses

Course sequence is subject to change based on instructor discretion.

Course Name/SyllabusNumberProgram HoursPreparation Hours
Introduction to Allied HealthSAH-0015012
Medical TerminologySAH-0027519
Anatomy and Physiology 1SAH-0047519
Anatomy and Physiology 2SAH-0057519
Professional Development for Allied HealthSAH-012256
Computer Skills for Allied HealthSAH-0037519
Electronic Health RecordsSAH-0067519
Pharmacology for Allied HealthSAH-0075012
Medical BillingSAH-0087519
Medical Coding 1SAH-00910025
Medical Coding 2SAH-01012531
TOTALS800200
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