January 2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 14, 2021  
January 2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Diploma in Medical Billing and Insurance

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**Effective November 19, 2020, this program is no longer enrolling students.

Program Description

The goal of this diploma program is to provide the student with a thorough understanding of the content of anatomy, physiology, disease processes, and medical terminology. This program will provide the student with the knowledge and understanding of the insurance and billing processes and procedures.  Student will gain an understanding of the importance of patient privacy while applying the principles of professional and ethical conduct. The program will prepare the student for an entry-level position as a medical biller in a hospital, clinic, physician’s office, or other healthcare facility.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  1. Examine medical documentation for appropriate use of terminology, disease process, anatomy and physiology and pharmacology.
  2. Employ knowledge pertaining to insurance and billing guidelines.
  3. Understand principles of patient privacy and ethical conduct.

Potential Occupational Titles

Potential occupational titles for this program include, but are not limited to, medical records, medical biller, billing specialists, insurance specialist, medical insurance representative and medical billing and insurance associate.

Program Content

A minimum of 24.00 semester credit hours is required for graduation.

Required Courses

All courses, 16.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Required Anatomy and Physiology Course

4.00 semester credit hours are required.

Required Internship or Research Project

4.00 semester credit hours are required.

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