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Fall 2011 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Billing and Coding Certificate


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Division: Business, Behavioral/Social Science, Public and Human Services
Academic Dept: Computer and Office Technologies
HEGIS: 5005
Curriculum Chair: Prof. Janet Ranucci
Tel: 914-606-6661

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.

 

Minimum Total Credits: 22


Advisement Guide: The Advisement Guide provides important information to students about how best to complete this degree, including a semester-by-semester breakdown of how best to complete the required classes. Click here for the Advisement Guide’s 3-Semester Plan .

Gainful Employment Disclosure 

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