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Medical Coder/Billing Petitioner

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.


Health Info Mgmt Required Courses (Cert)
Other Required Support Couraes



Tasha Green, Program Director


CHS 1231 D



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Enrollment Services, Bladen Hall Room 125


(301) 322-0864

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