Medical Billing Certificate

Regional College

East Liverpool
http://www.eliv.kent.edu

Salem Campus
http://www.salem.kent.edu

Tuscarawas Campus
http://www.tusc.kent.edu

The Medical Billing certificate provides a basic understanding of software, medical terminology, coding and procedures used in medical settings such as hospitals, clinics, doctors' offices and outsourcing facilities involved with providing billing operations.

Students must satisfy the prerequisite, if any, of all courses in the program by either (a) completing the prerequisite courses, or (b) by demonstrating to an information technology for administrative professionals faculty member that they have otherwise met the prerequisites. Students must complete a minimum of 15 hours of the certificate curriculum at Kent State University. Transfer credits may be used as long as letter grade appear on original transcript.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (16-21 credits)
Course Title Credits
ITAP 16620 Word Processing I 3

26650 Medical Billing Procedures 3

26655 ICD Coding 3
Choose from the following: 1-3
ITAP 16639 Database Applications (3)  

16649 Database Applications for Medical Billing (1)   
Choose from the following: 1-3
ITAP 16650 System Studies for Medical Billing (1)   
BSCI 10001 Human Biology (3)   
Choose from the following: 3
ITAP 26637 Specialized Machine Transcription (3)   

26656 CPT Coding (3)   
Choose from the following:  2-3
ITAP  26651 Medical Billing Terminology (2)   
HED 14020 Medical Terminology (3)  
MINIMUM TOTAL 16-21
Gainful Employment Disclosure

CIP code:
52.0101
CIP title:
Business/Commerce, General

AY 10 completers:
21
AY 10 on-time completers:
13
AY 10 on-time completion rate:
62%
Median Stafford loans:
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Median other loans:
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Award Title:
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Total cost per credit hours: $241
Total costs for credit hours: $5,061
Book and supplies cost per credit hours: $134
Total books and supplies costs: $1,380
Term: Fall 2011 and Spring 2012
Length: 30 Weeks

Fees per term: Varies
Room and board per term: $4,415
Other supply or miscellaneous costs:
N/A
SOC code:
29-2071.00
SOC title:
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

ONET link:
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2071.00

Respondent placement rate:
44% at the Salem Campus
75% at the Tuscarawas Campus
No FY10 completers at Ashtabula and E. Liverpool campuses

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