Medical Coding and Billing Diploma

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Program Overview

If you’re looking for a career with flexibility and stability at the intersection of technology and healthcare, a job in medical coding and billing may be the right choice for you. Get started in this field by earning your career education diploma – medical coding and billing specialist from FNU.

Learning Outcome

This 30 credit Medical Coding and Billing Specialist program will prepare you for entry-level employment as a medical records coder, coding technician or coding clerk. You’ll learn to translate diagnoses and procedures into numerical codes using International Classification of Disease (ICD-9-CM) and the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT-4). You will also be trained to prepare and file insurance claim forms for reimbursement.

Course Overview

Communications

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3ENC 1101English Composition I*

Computers

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
4CGS 1030Introduction to Information Technology
SLS 1501College Study Skills

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3HSC 1513Medical Terminology
3HSC 2149General Pharmacology for Health Care Prof.
3BSC 1081Basic Anatomy & Physiology
2MED 173Medical Ethics and Law
2MED 174Medical Office Fundamentals
2MED 176Intro. to Health Information Management
2MED 178CCoding CPT-4/HCPCS
2MED 179Health Insurance Billing
2MED 180
MED 181Medical Coding and Billing Externship
MED 182LMCBS Capstone
2MED 187CCoding ICD-10-CM/PSC
  • *This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.
  • All Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.
  • Medical students are required to wear medical attire at all times. Students must furnish their own uniforms.
  • All students must provide BLS, OSHA, HIV, and HIPPA seminar completion forms in order to participate in the clinical rotations.