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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2023-2024 
    
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2023-2024

Medical Coding and Billing Specialist, Certificate


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Medical Coding and Billing Specialist (055)
Certificate of Achievement

Medical Coding practitioners transform verbal descriptions of disease, injury and procedures into numerical designations for reimbursement of healthcare insurance claims and to maintain accurate medical statistics.  A Medical Coding Specialist is familiar with human anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical billing procedures, medical insurance, medical ethics, and coding classification systems. Graduates of this certificate program may seek employment as a coder in insurance companies, research facilities, group and individual practices, nursing homes, home healthcare services, durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers, and outpatient care centers.  Upon completion of the certificate program, graduates are prepared for entry level work and are eligible to take the certification examinations through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and/or the American Health Information Management Association (AHMA).

  

 

 

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