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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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