Medical Coder-Biller Certificate

60670 - 37 credits

(Selective Admissions)

This program prepares students for employment in a variety of healthcare settings as an entry level coder, medical record coder, coding technician, or coding clerk.  The content includes:  medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, coding systems, fundamentals of disease process including pharmacology, health care delivery systems, basics of medical records services, ethical and legal responsibilities, safety/security procedures, basic data processing, and employability skills.  The program consists of lecture, laboratory and a virtual and/or onsite practicum experience.

Degree Requirements

Major Field Required Courses - 37 credits

BSC 1084Survey of the Human Body

4 credits

Or

BSC 2094Anatomy and Physiology II

3 credits

BSC 2094LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab

1 credit

And

HSC 2531Medical Terminology I

3 credits

HIM 1000Introduction to Health Information Management

3 credits

HIM 1012Legal Aspects of Health Information

3 credits

HIM 1442Pharmacology for HIM

2 credits

HIM 2433Pathophysiology

3 credits

HIM 1282Basic CPT Coding

3 credits

HIM 1510CHealth Care Data Analysis

3 credits

HIM 1722ICD-10-CM Coding

2 credits

HIM 1723ICD-10-PCS Coding

2 credits

HIM 1273CBilling and Reimbursement Methods

3 credits

HIM 2729Intermediate Coding

4 credits

HIM 2805LProfessional Practice Experience I

1 credit

Also choose:

HIM 2960Coding Credential Exam Review

1 credit

Or

HIM 2815LProfessional Practice Experience II

1 credit