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Health Information Management / Medical Coding and Billing
Students completing the Medical Coding Billing Certificate are better prepared for coding credentialing exams such as AHIMA’s Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) exam.
All courses in the Medical Coding Billing Certificate are included in the AAS-HIM Degree. Students completing the Medical Coding Billing Certificate may choose to continue their studies and complete the AAS-HIM Degree and sit for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credential.
The Medical Coding and Billing Certificate is a 27 credit hour on-line program that will prepare the student for the workforce as a medical coder/biller. The curriculum is based on the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) competencies. Students planning to transfer to a college or university should check with Collin academic advisors. Also, check the degree requirement of the intended transfer college prior to beginning this program to verify course degree applicability.