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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Billing and Coding, C.A.S.

Major Code: 261

Students selecting the Medical and Coding, C.A.S. program will be provided training in general and career-specific courses including medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, business math, medical insurance, diagnostic and procedural coding, computerized billing, accounts receivable, and reimbursement methodologies.  Upon completion, students will sit for a nationally approved entry-level coding credential.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of entry-level procedures related to health information management, medical reimbursement, and the revenue cycle.
  • Demonstrate ability to select diagnostic and procedural codes with data extracted from the medical record.
  • Demonstrate the ability to complete insurance claims providing all information required by insurance carriers.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge of accounts receivable processes. 
  • Complete work in the computerized billing system.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the application of legal and ethical standards to all aspects of the medical office.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of application of HIPAA to all aspects of the medical office.
  • Apply anatomy & physiology and medical terminology to medical billing and coding procedures.

Students successfully completing the Medical Billing and Coding, C.A.S. program qualify to apply to the Health Information Technology, A.A.S. program.



CIP Code: 510713

Total Credits (30)

A minimum grade of “C” is required in all courses to remain in the program and graduate.

IMPORTANT GRADUATION INFORMATION: ORNT 090 is a graduation requirement.  See your advisor to determine if you have met this requirement.