This certificate prepares students to fill medical billing and coding positions, such as medical billing assistant, medical coder or medical insurance specialist. Provides fundamental knowledge and skills associated with insurance billing and coding. The curriculum includes courses in college composition, medical coding and reimbursement and medical office booking and insurance.
CERTIFICATION: Students enrolled in the program may apply for the Certified Coding Associate “CCA” exam (suggested) or the Certified Coding Specialist “CSC” exam through AHIMA (at the student’s expense).
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: This program requires students to enter with the following requisite skills:
Demonstrated minimum keyboarding skill of 40 wpm.
Prior to student internships or student employment, satisfactory completion of criminal background check and drug screen would be required.