The Medical Billing & Coding Professional certificate will prepare students with the necessary skills and knowledge to obtain an entry-level position in medical insurance coding and office administration within a variety of healthcare settings.
Medical Billing & Coding Professional certificate graduates will:
Apply medicolegal principles when working with protected health information (PHI)
Accurately code diagnoses and procedures for the medical office
Accurately prepare insurance billing forms
Competently use software commonly used in the medical practice
Be prepared to obtain an entry-level position in their field
Demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and technical and information literacy skills
It is the student's responsibility to discuss sequencing and work out their individual schedule with a counselor or adviser. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.
Entry into this program requires completion of an admissions application.
degrees and certificates
Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010, require institutions to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE programs). Those regulations also provide that institutions must disclose to prospective students certain information about the institution's GE Programs.