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Medical Billing Basic Certificate

City Colleges of Chicago Healthcare Programs Medical Billing

Basic Certificate (BC)

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Students will develop application skills for a variety of classification systems to code for reimbursement, databases and registries, and the maintenance of patients’ medical and treatment histories. ​

Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

Credit Hours (CH)

Program/Plan Number

395

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes

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Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

 CH

Program Core Requirements

18  CH
Biology
BIOLOGY 116
Anatomy And Physiology 4
Laboratory studies in gross and microscopic mammalian anatomy. Lectures correlating human anatomy and physiology. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
IAI Approved
Offered at: Malcolm X Olive-Harvey
BIOLOGY 120
Terminology For Medical Careers 3
Basic medical vocabulary for allied health professionals and others with minimal background in anatomy and physiology; includes study of the human body systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Computer Information Systems
CIS 120
Intro to Microcomputers 3
Fundamental concepts of computer information systems as applied to microcomputers in business and personal use; includes hands-on experience with a variety of microcomputer software. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than three credit hours will be counted towards the CIS/IT degree requirements. Additional earned credit hours up to six will be counted towards elective credit and requires the Consent of Departments Chairperson.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Health Professions
HEAPRO 102
Health Career Studies 3
This course introduces students to the integral knowledge and professional skills required to be successful in healthcare careers. It prepares students for the rigor of healthcare career programs. It emphasizes understanding of the professional culture, deep learning of key foundational skills, application of health information technology, and demonstrating cultural competence in interactions with others. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:English 101 eligibility, or consent of department chairperson. Completion of the H2P orientation Program. Current and valid CPR certification. Concurrent enrollment in the HEAPRO 101 course or current and valid certification as an entry level clinical
Offered at: Malcolm X
Heath Information Management
HIM 101
Introduction to HIT 3
This course is designed to provide a working knowledge of health care delivery systems; the health information profession; the definition and the purpose of the medical record; the systems and processes for collecting, maintaining and disseminating health information; numbering, retention and storage of medical information; forms control and design; indexes and registers; release of patient information, security, privacy, confidentiality, and ethical issues; documentation requirements; regulatory requirement of healthcare organization, accrediting and licensing agencies, and computerized information management systems utilized by health information management departments. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Malcolm X
HIM 102
Medical Billing 2
This course is designed to provide an introduction to medical billing. Topics covered will include medical billing procedures, billing procedures in different healthcare settings, and types of healthcare insurance. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Malcolm X

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

 CH

Area of Focus

 CH

Focus Electives

 CH

 CH
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