Division: Business, Behavioral/Social Science, Public and Human Services
Academic Dept: Computer and Office Technologies
Curriculum Chair: Prof. Janet Ranucci
This certificate program is intended for those who wish to gain employment in medical billing and health information management in either the public or private sector, including positions in the offices of private physicians, hospitals, other health care facilities, medical billing and health insurance companies. Students will develop a thorough knowledge of medical terminology, health records management, insurance procedures and billing software, medical coding, as well as skills in business communications and office administration that are vital for success in this growing field. Graduates are well prepared for entry-level or advanced positions (depending on previous work experience, if any) in various job titles, such as medical records administrator, medical office manager/facilitator, insurance claims processor, medical coder, and medical biller.