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Mission, Goals & Student Outcomes

​Mission statement: The program strives to empower students of diverse backgrounds and abilities to achieve academic and career success. The medical billing program will provide graduates with a quality education experience that prepares them to begin dynamic careers as medical billers.  

Program goals:

  1. Students will be competent entry-level medical billers.
  2. Students will communicate effectively.
  3. Students will use critical thinking skills.
  4. Students will demonstrate the importance of professionalism.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:  

  1. Apply diagnosis/procedure codes according to current guidelines.
  2. Evaluate the accuracy of diagnostic and procedural coding.
  3. Apply diagnostic/procedural groupings.
  4. Evaluate the accuracy of diagnostic/procedural groupings.
  5. Analyze the documentation in the health record to ensure it supports the diagnosis and reflects the patient’s progress, clinical findings, and discharge status.
  6. Utilize software in the completion of HIM processes.
  7. Apply policies and procedures for the use of data required in healthcare reimbursement.
  8. Evaluate the revenue cycle management processes.
  9. Analyze policies and procedures to ensure organizational compliance with regulations and standards.
  10. Identify potential abuse or fraudulent trends through data analysis.
  11. Identify discrepancies between supporting documentation and coded data.
  12. Comply with ethical standards of practice.