The online Certificate in Medical Coding and Insurance Billing prepares students for entry-level positions in the field as they learn the skills needed to analyze health records and assign the appropriate code to each diagnosis and procedure according to national and international guidelines. The curriculum teaches students how to research and about medical terminology, anatomy, and disease processes in order to determine the correct codes and sequences. Students also learn skills such as practical application of codes, auditing of records, and computerized medical and insurance building software, so they understand the accurate interpretation of medical records and how to document and code information correctly to submit to insurance companies.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Montana State University-Billings is accredited by:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score