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Medical Coder/Billing Petitioner

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This certificate prepares students for employment in hospitals, physicians' offices and other health care settings as medical coders, abstractors and medical billers of clinical patient information using ICD-9-CM, HCPCS/CPT. In addition, students will learn about other related classification systems, clinical documentation requirements, prospective payment systems, e.g., diagnosis related groups (DRGs), reimbursement strategies and the processing of medical claims. The program incorporates classroom instruction and a practicum covering a wide variety of medical specialties in both ambulatory and inpatient care.

Curriculum

Health Info Mgmt Required Courses (Cert)

Details

Department

Tasha Green, Program Director

Address:

CHS 1231 D

Phone:

301-322-0735

Email us:

greente@pgcc.edu

Contact Information

Enrollment Services, Bladen Hall Room 125

Phone:

(301) 322-0864

Email us:

enrollmentservices@pgcc.edu