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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 Coding and 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


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.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

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