Completion of the occupational skills award in Medical Insurance Billing provides the student/incumbent worker with skills required for employment in a physician’s office, medical clinic or as an independent consultant specializing in medical insurance billing and coding. The curriculum allows for academic growth and mobility leading towards an associate degree in Health Sciences or Health Information Technology. Competencies include developing a working knowledge of various insurance plans, processing of claims, authorizations, billing, collections and diagnostic coding for the medical office.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete this program will be able to:
Demonstrate skills leading to an increase in employability.
Demonstrate skills related to processing claims using a variety of health insurance plans.
Demonstrate legal and ethical practices related to medical billing.