Medical Billing Specialist Certificate

Program Number: 97-106-6
School Year: 2014-2015
Certificate
Campus: Fond du Lac

Program Description

The highly specialized professional trend in the medical office is emerging as a result of the changes in the healthcare delivery system and the continuous growth of managed care. This certificate prepares the student to perform the functions of the extremely complex billing processes in a healthcare organization.

Approximate Costs

  • $125.85 per credit (resident)
  • $188.80 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • *Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.

Career Opportunities

  • Medical Billing Specialist or Medical Insurance Specialist in healthcare organizations and insurance companies.

Admission Process

  • Submit the college admission application.   
  • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
  • Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (strongly encouraged).   

Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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Courses

Number Title Crs
Term 1
501-101 Medical Terminology 3
501-107 Introduction to Healthcare Computing 2
509-302 Human Body in Health and Disease 3
509-307 Medical Office Insurance and Finance 2
Total 10
 
Term 2
106-151 Specialized Insurance Claims 3
106-152 Electronic Patient Billing 3
509-301 Medical Assistant Administrative Procedures 2
509-309 Medical Law, Ethics and Professionalism 2
Total 10
 
Total Credits 20

Additional Program Requirements

Students will need to complete Basic Math Proficiency.

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Transfer Opportunities

Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.