Medical Billing and Coding – Associate of Science
The Medical Billing & Coding Associate of Science Degree curriculum is designed so that upon graduation students are prepared for an entry-level career as a Medical Biller & Coder. These positions can potentially be found almost anywhere in the medical field: hospitals, clinics, doctor offices, specialized medical offices and even health insurance companies.
The medical billing portion pertains to an interaction between health care providers and the insurance companies. This process can take anywhere from a few days to a few months to complete, details and follow up are critical to ensure complete transactions. The medical coding portion is used to transform descriptions of diagnoses and/or procedures into one universally known language known as medical codes.
Several specialized courses help prepare the students for completion of the degree:
- Electronic Medical Records
- Billing and Coding
- Record Management
The Daytona College of Medical Billing and Coding is recognized by the National Healthcare Association. Graduated students will be eligible for the Certified Bliling & Coding Specialist exam, and the Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist exam. The American Academy of Professional Coders will also be open to graduates for them to take the CPC-A certification.
Currently this degree is available both online and as a hybrid learning option.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
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