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Medical Billing Certificate (Post Secondary)

This certificate program 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.

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)        
TOTAL    16-21   

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