Medical Coding and Billing Specialist Program Overview
- Certificate Program
- 2 Years
- Fully Online
Medical coders and billing specialists play a vital role in the financial viability of healthcare organizations. The online Medical Coding and Billing Specialist program prepares students for entry-level positions in the healthcare industry performing medical coding and processing health care insurance claims.
- This program is related to the GCC Medical Office Professional program, which is a 1-year online, occupational certificate program. The Medical Office Professional program semesters serve as the first two semester of this Medical Coding and Billing Program.
- Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to write for a national examination.
- Students are required to achieve a grade of 75% (C) or higher in courses to successfully complete the program.
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Courses at Gogebic
|COL 102||College and Career Success||1|
|HIT 110||Introduction to Health Information Management||4|
|ENG 101 OR ENG 105||English Composition I OR Technical English||3|
|BIO 105||Anatomy and Physiology||4|
|BUS 116||Medical Terminology||4|
|HIT 108||Medical Office Procedures||2|
|HIT 109||Health Care Data Structure (1st 8 weeks)||2|
|BUS 161||Microsoft Essentials||4|
|HIT 205||Disease Process and Pharmacology||4|
|HIT 215||Ambulatory Care Coding||4|
|HIT 212||Health Care Insurance (2nd 8 weeks)||2|
|HIT 216||CCA Review (2nd 8 weeks)||2|
|HIT 103||Medical Coding and Billing Capstone||2|
|Total Credits: 42|
Please Note: The first two semesters of this Medical Coding and Billing Program are the same two semesters, which make up the Medical Office Professional, 1-year, online occupational certificate program. Please contact the program advisor for more information.