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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Medical Office Administration - Medical Billing and Coding Diploma


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A 25 31 0 D2

Contact: (336) 334-4822, ext. 50200

This curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health-care related offices.

Course work will include medical terminology; information systems; office management; medical coding, billing and insurance; legal and ethical issues; and formatting and word processing. Students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments.

Employment opportunities are available in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other health-care related organizations.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Medical Billing & Coding diploma , the graduate should be able to:

  • Communicate orally and in writing with patients and other office personnel.
  • Use medical terminology and vocabulary effectively.
  • Code in a medical office or other outpatient facility
  • Code in a hospital or other inpatient facility

Total Credits: 15


Spring Semester I


Total Credits: 16


Total Credits: 6


Total credit hours required for diploma: 37


Electives


1. Communication Elective


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