Medical Billing and Coding Program

Medical Billing and Coding Program Details

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Program Description

To develop in students the traits and skills needed to perform as competent entry-level medical billing and coding professionals. Students develop practical knowledge of medical terminology, medical insurance, billing and reimbursement methodology, patient records, principles of diagnostic and procedural coding, and claims management.

This is a blended program with courses conducted both online and on-campus.

Graduates of this program receive a certificate. The courses within the program are acceptable for credit toward PMI’s Health Care Administration Associate of Applied Science Degree Program.

Program Requirements

How Long is the Program?

Program Length: Approximately 9 months

Curriculum: What Classes Do I Need to Take to Become a Medical Billing and Coding Professional?

Here are just a few classes you will take during the Medical Billing and Coding program:
  • Introduction to Insurance and Coding
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Medical Terminology and Patient Records
  • Hospital Diagnostic Medical Coding
  • Medical Law and Ethics

Where Can I Take a Medical Billing and Coding Training Class Near Me?



Program Outline
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
CSK 100 Study Skills* 15 - - 1.0
CAT 150 Anatomy, Physiology, and Terminology* 55 - - 3.5
CCB 100 Computer Basics* - 15 - 0.5
CMF 95 Math Fundamentals* 20 - - 1.0
CHS 100 CPR & First Aid* 10 5 - 0.5
Career Prep Sequence Total 100 20 - 6.5

*Successful completion of CSK 100, CAT 150, CHS 100, CCB 100, and CMF 95 is required prior to externship.

Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
MAA 100 Office Management  30 30 - 3.0
MAA 102 Introduction to Insurance and Coding 15 15 - 1.5
MAA 104 Business Writing and Electronic Health Records  15 15 - 1.5
Professional Sequence I Total** 60 60 - 6.0

**Professional Sequence I must be successfully completed prior to entrance into Professional Sequences II, III and IV. Professional Sequences II, III, and IV can be completed in any order.

Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
MBC 110 Principles of Insurance 15 - - 1.0
MBC 120 Clinical Diagnostic Medical Coding 45 30 - 4.0
MBC 135 Medical Terminology and Patient Records - 30 - 1.0
Professional Sequence II Total 60 60 - 6.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
MBC 130 Medical Billing and Reimbursement Methods 30 - - 2.0
MBC 125 Hospital Diagnostic Medical Coding 45 30 - 4.0
MBC 115 Electronic Health Records - 15 - 0.5
Professional Sequence III Total 75 45 - 6.5
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
MBC 140 Procedural Medical Coding 45 30 - 4.0
MBC 150 Claims Management 15 15 - 1.5
MDA 136 Medical Law and Ethics 15 - - 1.0
Professional Sequence IV Total 75 45 - 6.5
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
MBC 180 Certification Review 30 30 - 3.0
MBC 200 Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding Capstone - 30 80 2.5
Capstone Sequence Total 30 60 80 5.5
Program Totals 400 290 80 37.0
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