2017-2018 Pierce College Catalog 
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2017-2018 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

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Students in the program learn diagnosis and procedural coding and prepare for employment as medical billers, patient account representatives, medical claims reviewers, and a variety of other medical support positions. Graduates are able to code and bill accurately, ethically and assertively, to optimize reimbursement, research and explain coverage, and handle all components of claims processing. The certificate is designed to “step” into the Associate in Medical Office Assistant or Medical Billing and Coding Associate degrees. Students who intend to transfer to a four-year institution should work closely with an advisor and complete AA-DTA  requirements.

Total Credits Required 73

*Meets related instruction requirements for professional/technical programs.

Program Code: 565B

Last revision: 2017-18

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