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Medical Insurance Billing Proficiency Certificate

This program will teach you how to prepare, submit and process insurance claims for doctors’ offices, hospitals, extended care facilities, diagnostic centers, insurance companies and other health-related facilities. You will learn the correct terminology for diseases, symptoms, diagnostic treatment and surgical procedures; how to gauge the susceptibility of the patient; the nature of the disease agent and the chain of infection; identify the components of the revenue cycle; define revenue cycle management; explain health care compliance issues; and perform other important tasks related to your job.

Degree Options

Upon receiving your proficiency certificate, you may enter the workforce, or your courses may be applied to the Patient Service Representative, Health Services Management or Culture, Science and Technology associate's degree programs at the College, as well as transfer to a four-year college.

Career Options

  • Outpatient clinics
  • Physicians’ offices
  • Medical laboratories
  • Insurance companies
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Home health care agencies
  • Independent billing agencies

 

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