Health Care Management with Coding Academy

The new A.S. Health Care Management that includes a Medical Billing and Coding Academy, has been designed to meet the innovative and ever-changing healthcare providers’ needs. Today’s healthcare providers have expanded to include hospitals, clinics, urgent care centers, rehabilitative, physicians’ practices, palliative care centers, and assisted living facilities, just to name a few. Medical Billing and Coding is one of the fastest-growing fields in the health care industry. As the retirement population continues to increase, healthcare professionals who can process crucial data are growing daily. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the medical billing and coding field is expected to grow over 21% in the next few years, and there will be a 40% increase in job openings in the next seven years. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics also predicts that the need for Health Care Managers or Administrators will grow 20% from 2016 through 2026.

 

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Course Code Course Name Credits
HUM140 Critical Thinking in the Modern Age 3.00
SIT203 Basic Office Software Applications 3.00
HCM107 Introduction to Health Care Management 3.00
HCM120 ICD-10 Coding 3.00
HCM140 Health Insurance Claims 3.00
HCM219 Health Care Law and Ethics 3.00
MOT115 Healthcare in a Trans Cultural Environment 3.00
MTH130 Mathematics for Health Care Professionals 3.00
COM108 Communications and Social Interaction 3.00
ENG108 English Composition 3.00
ENG215 Analytical Writing 3.00
BIO112 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 4.00
BIO135 Anatomy and Physiology I 4.00
HCM117 Introduction to Health Care Informatics 3.00
HCM125 CPT-4 Coding 3.00
HCM130 Medical Office Administration Services 3.00
HCM221 Introduction to Health Care Statistics 3.00
HCM227 Emerging Issues in Health Care 3.00
HCM231 Financial Management of Health Care Organizations 3.00
HCM235 Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations 3.00

Health Care Management graduates should be able to:

  • Provide graduates the opportunity to gain the added expertise needed to expand their professional roles in the health care system
  • Comprehend the breadth and scope of health care management
  • Understand the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology
  • Apply critical thinking skills to courses in the program of study
  • Demonstrate competency in basic office software applications
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Demonstrate competency in mathematics commonly used in the health care profession
  • Understand the basic classification of diseases and apply the applicable codes for reimbursement to these diseases
  • Demonstrate an understanding the cultural differences applicable to the delivery of health care services
  • Understand the importance of health care laws and ethical behavior
  • Apply the fundamentals of sound management practices
  • Develop and provide the leadership of important projects
  • Understand financial statements and the principles of financial sustainability
  • Apply the principles of strategic management in health care