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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Billing and Coding Micro-credential

Chairperson: Ricky P. Thibodeau​
Brahan Hall, Room 219, (518) 629-7225

The Medical Billing and Coding micro-credential presents a best practices approach to medical billing and coding in the medical office. HITC 100  introduces the student to an electronic record system which is used in most medical practices to record the revenue cycle from patient registration to insurance claim appeals, if necessary. HITC 110  uses the AAPC certified professional coder (CPC) coding curriculum, which presents the necessary content to sit for the AAPC CPC certification exam. HITC 200   discusses the revenue cycle in the medical office, governmental and commercial third-party insurance carriers, coding compliance, different reimbursement methods as well as the skills needed to accurately fillout UB-04 and CMS-1500 claim forms. Credits earned in this program are directly applicable to the Health Information Management AAS degree program. The Medial Billing and Coding micro-credential can be met through either full- or part-time study and through online offerings.

Total Credits Required: 21

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