PCC offers the online Medical Billing & Coding Diploma. Medical coders and billers transform healthcare diagnoses, procedures, medical services, and equipment into a medical alphanumeric code. They also process and follow up on claims sent to health insurance companies for reimbursement of services provided by healthcare providers. These individuals work to avoid insurance payment denials. This requires a knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology.
Course work includes the following:
- medical legal and ethical issues
- medical insurance and billing
- medical office management
- computer applications
- medical terminology
- medical coding
This curriculum prepares individuals for employment as medical administrative personnel in the areas of medical office, medical billing and coding, dental office, patient services, and medical documents.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Official transcripts
- Placement test, if required
- Additional materials may be required to determine state residency
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges