ONLINE CERTIFICATE DEGREE
ONLINE CERTIFICATE DEGREE
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Medical Billing And Coding
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You’ll need 24 credits to complete this online Medical Records Certificate.
Learn more about the courses you’ll take in the Medical Records Certificate program.
Here’s where you’ll pick up the bulk of your program-specific knowledge. By the time you finish these courses, you should have the confidence and skills needed in this field.
Each course shows which in-demand skills are covered — so you know when you'll have the opportunity to demonstrate the skills employers want.Learn more about skills-based learning
This course offers students the foundational knowledge and skills to communicate in a variety of workplace settings. Students will focus on business writing correspondence, communication technologies, and effective communication strategies for the health care industry.
This course provides a broad overview of the various functions of the United States health care system. The historical evolution of health care is examined. The student is introduced to the various forms of provider models and service delivery systems found in private and public health sectors, including ambulatory, acute, mental, and long‐term care. The financing aspects of health care and their influence on health care delivery and quality are outlined.
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of electronic heath records (EHR) utilized in the health care environment. Students will receive an overview of information systems, workflows, health information accessibility, as well as health care transactions and billing.
This course is designed to introduce students to basic terminology, roles, and diseases related to the cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and urinary systems. The content provides a fundamental baseline for coding and billing applications to help build a foundation for students who are pursuing the medical coding and billing track.
This course is designed to introduce students to basic terminology, roles, and diseases related to the nervous, endocrine, musculoskeletal, reproductive, and dermatological systems. The content provides a fundamental baseline for coding and billing applications to help build a foundation for students who are pursuing the medical coding and billing track.
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of health care reimbursement systems. Students will become familiar with the various medical insurance plans offered by health care payors.
This course is designed to provide students with a framework for managing the application of clinical data to the patient record. Students will examine predominant medical billing and coding manuals and will demonstrate use of codes.
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the management of patient records through the practices and processes of filing claims. Students will focus on the knowledge and skills essential for completing insurance claim forms in the health care setting. HIPAA and compliance requirements will also be covered.
Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for the online Medical Records Certificate.
When you earn your online Medical Records Certificate, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job.
You'll learn how to:
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