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Health Information Technology

Medical Coding and Billing Certificate
16 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0288

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

HIT 104 Medical Terminology

3

HIT 105 Pharmacology for Health Record Documentation

1

HIT 111 ICD-10-CM Coding for the Physician Office

2

HIT 112 Anatomy and Physiology for ICD-10-CM Coding

3

HIT 115 Insurance Procedures for the Medical Office: Medicare

1

HIT 116 Insurance Procedures for the Medical Office: Non-Medicare

1

HIT 120 Evaluation and Management Coding in CPT

1

HIT 125 Medical Billing Practices

2

HIT 170 CPT Coding

2


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


16

 

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