Medical Insurance Billing Proficiency Certificate

Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
--Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2017

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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.

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Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Medical Insurance Billing Proficiency Certificate degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.
Course Number and Name Prerequisites Credits
AH 103 - Medical Terminology   credits
ENGL 101 - English Composition   credits
BIOL 108 - Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology*   credits
AH 120 - Reimbursement Methodologies in Health Care   credits
AH 190 - Human Disease and Treatment AH 103 and  BIOL 108 or BIOL 109 credits
AH 201 - Basic ICD and CPT Coding AH 103AH 120AH 190BIOL 108 or BIOL 109/110 with a grade of "C" or better in each course. 4 credits

General Education Requirements:

All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College’s general education requirements is also available.

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