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MBC108 - Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding
This course introduces students to the Medical Billing and Coding profession. The profession is an important income generator for the health care provider. Students gain an appreciation of the important role Medical Billing and Coding Specialists play in a successful health care organization or individualized medical practice. Medical billers and coders are responsible for the collection of physician charges and patient data to ensure that claims are submitted to insurance carriers accurately and in the most efficient and expeditious manner. Students gain an understanding of the types of health care organizations, the fundamental economics of health care, the legal aspects of Medical Coding, and the excellent careers existing in this fast-growing profession.
Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding
Credit Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Lecture Hours: 3