Medical Insurance Coder


Description

This major prepares students to maintain patient’s records using universally recognized coding systems that ensure compliance with federal regulations and insurance requirements. In addition to learning International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding principles, students also learn medical office accounting procedures and medical insurance claim processing. Medical terminology and administrative routines and procedures specific to a medical office are covered. Students gain skills required for numerous industry-related certifications.

Hours for Major: 980.0
Approved for Financial Aid: Yes
Open to 1st & 2nd year high school students and adults.

Courses

Hours

Fundamentals of technology 120
Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies 120
Foundations of Medical Office/Medical Terminology 180
ICD-CPT Coding 180
Patient Billing 180
Medical Insurance 180
Career Major Capstone 120