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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Links on this page answer the most frequently asked questions by prospective students for each of our programs. The HIT Advisor is available for additional information. Contact Anita Taylor at anitat@oakton.edu.

FAQ - Associate in Applied Science in Health Information Technology (HIT)
This degree is designed to prepare students for AHIMA's Registered Health Information Technology (RHIT) certification exam.

FAQ - Medical Billing Certificate
This program prepares students for billing positions using ICD-10-CM and CPT coding systems.

Our curriculum follows AHIMA's requirements for the RHIT.

Student Profile

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IMPORTANT DATES


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

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