Certified Medical Billing and Coding

About the Certified Medical Billing and Coding Program

The Medical Billing and Coding program prepares students to work as entry-level medical billing specialists. Students receive training in standard medical procedure coding, insurance, reimbursements, healthcare standards, as well as information storage and retrieval systems. Individuals who successfully complete the program may seek entry-level employment in physician’s offices, clinics, laboratories, hospitals, group practices, specialty practices, health insurance offices, and nursing homes. The program helps prepare students to sit for a certification examination.

This program prepares the students to pass the Billing and Coding certification exam (CBCS) with interactive learning resources designed to help them master key concepts, analyze areas that need attention, and feel confident about taking their exam.



Upcoming Programs

Location: Online
Mode: Synchronous
Dates: TBA
Days: TBA
Time: TBA
Cost: $2,997 

Employment and Salary Outlook

Credit for Prior Learning

Students who hold a current certification are eligible to earn college credits through credit for prior learning. A fee of 40% of tuition per credit is charged for the credit and students do not need to take the class.

Stackable to:
AS Business Administration – Healthcare Administration Track
AS Healthcare Science

Course Description: 
Medical terminology is the framework for effective communication among all levels of health care workers. The language used in medicine and healthcare will be studied to include word roots, prefixes, and suffixes as well as proper pronunciation, spelling, abbreviations, and word building. An overview of bodily systems, structure and functions, diagnostic and procedural terms, and terms related to illness/disease and health/wellness will be covered.

Credits: 3

HLT 11700 – Community AHA Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED

Course Description: 
The American Heart Association’s (AHA) Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult, child, and infant CPR and AED use. Upon successful completion of the practical and written examinations at the end of the course, students will obtain AHA certification for Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED.

Credits: 1

HLT 11800 – AHA Basic Life Support CPR for the Healthcare Provider

Course Description: 
The American Heart Association’s (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS HCP) course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals and first responders (including lifeguards, coaches, and athletic trainers) the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Upon successful completion of the practical and written examinations at the end of the course, students will obtain AHA certification for BLS for Healthcare Providers.

Credits: 1

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Workforce Development Registration Instructions

  1. Complete the Workforce Development Application
  2. After submission, you will receive a Welcome Email containing very important information on how to sign into your application status portal.
    • This message will be sent to the email address you provided when you completed your application.
  3. Once your application status is updated, you will receive an email to view the portal for further instructions on how to register for the Workforce Development program. You will also be contacted by a member of our team, who will provide you with details regarding registration.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by phone at 845-574-4521 or email at [email protected].