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2014-2015 Health Information Management / Medical Coding and Billing Program Information

Also see, Health Information Management



Program Options:
Certificate - Medical Coding and Billing




The Medical Coding and Billing Certificate is a 30 credit hour on-line program that will prepare the student for workforce as a medical coder / biller. The curriculum is based on the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) competencies.



Certificate – Medical Coding and Billing

30 credit hours

PREREQUISITES
BIOL      2404       Human Anatomy and Physiology Basic
HITT      1305       Medical Terminology I
HITT      2471       Pharmacology and Pathophysiology


FIRST YEAR
First Semester

HITT      1301       Health Data Content and Structure
HITT      1311       Health Information Systems
HITT      1341       Coding and Classification Systems

Second Semester
HITT      1353       Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information
HITT      2346       Advanced Medical Coding (Capstone)
HITT      2435       Coding and Reimbursement Methodologies

Note: Students may take HITT-2245, Coding Certification Exam Review, after completing this certificate, to better prepare for the certification exam.

 

 



Note: The second digit in a course number indicates the number of credit hours
for that course.

Contact Information
Program Director:
Michelle Millen, BS, RHIT
CPC - B122B
972.548.6676



Academic Advisor:
Tori Hoffman
CPC-D117E
972.548.6779