GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING

This certificate is designed for students who are preparing for a position as a medical biller/coder and will work in a physician’s office, a medical clinic, a hospital, or a billing agency. The student will learn specialized medical terminologies needed to complete appropriate forms in preparing, maintaining/filing, and charting medical records including insurance claims. The student will learn to use appropriate computer programs to create needed documents/correspondence in performing medical billing and coding, including using the Internet.
This certificate does not satisfy the major requirements for the Associate in Science degree.

 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
CABOT 103 or equivalent CABOT 102 English for Business 4
  CABOT 205 Computer Keyboarding/Typing I 3
  CABOT 208 Windows Basics 1
Completion of 12 units with a 2.5 GPA or better and concurrent enrollment in 3 additional units
Enrollment in 7 units including CO ED 102, and employment related to major
CABOT 050* or
CO ED 102*
Internship (CABOT)
Occupational Work Experience
1-3 or
1-3
 

MOA 181 or
MOA 182

Medical Office Terminology
Medical Terminology

3 or
5

  MOA 183 Medical Billing and Coding 4
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 18
* Must be in a medical office or medical facility.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2014 GCC Catalog 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

Medical Billing and Coding (unchanged)