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  Feb 20, 2018
 
Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Billing and Coding Professional, Certificate of Proficiency


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63 CREDITS

Admission Dates: Fall

Medical Billing and Coding Professional certificate will prepare students with the necessary skills and knowledge to obtain an entry-level position in medical insurance coding and office administration within a variety of healthcare settings.

Medical Billing and Coding Professional certificate graduates will:

  • apply medicolegal principles when working with protected health information (PHI)
  • accurately code diagnoses and procedures for the medical office
  • accurately prepare insurance billing forms
  • competently use software commonly used in the medical practice
  • be prepared to obtain an entry-level position in their field
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’sresponsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an adviser or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements


Recommended Course Sequence

The courses listed below are a suggested sequence; as long as prerequisites are met, courses may be taken in a different order.

Academic Core Requirements - 15 Credits


Student must take classes indicated for individual programs of study

Total Program Credits: 63


See Academic Core Requirements  for a list of all applicable courses for each of the categories listed above.

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