Medical Coding and Billing I (8388/36 weeks) Course Description
|Suggested Grade Levels:||11|
Students will be introduced to healthcare systems, how to manage an office, and the electronic medical record as it pertains to the field of medical coding and billing. Students will be exposed to the medical terminology used to describe human anatomy and physiology. Students will also be introduced to the field of health informatics.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Health Science
- Health Informatics
- Support Services
Upon completion of the course
- AAPC Medical Coding Examinations
- Billing and Coding Specialist Certification (BCSC) Examination
- Certified Coding and Billing Specialist (CBCS) Examination
- Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) Examination
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Electronic Health Record Certification (EHRC) Examination
- Medical Administration Assistant Certification (MAAC) Examination
- Medical Coding and Billing Specialist (MCBS) Examination
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- National Certified Insurance and Coding Specialist (NCICS) Examination
- Nationally Registered Certified Administrative Health Assistant (NRCAHA) Examination
- Nationally Registered Certified Coding Specialist (NRCCS) Examination
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.