Medical Billing and Coding

​​​Medical billing and coding specialists are crucial to the success of the health care industry in health information management. You can enter that world as a medical billing and coding specialist.

As a medical billing and coding specialist, you will review and process medical claims to make sure insurance companies properly reimburse doctors and hospitals. You will maintain detailed health care records using a formal coding system.

To do the job correctly, you will need to understand terminology for filing and appealing claims.

This program will prepare you for all those responsibilities by improving your computer and typing skills, your attention to detail and your organizational skills. It ​​will also get you ready to find work in multiple areas, including hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, nursing homes and medical labs.

Medical Billing (CE Skills Award)

Courses Required:

  • MDCA 1013 - Medical Terminology
  • MDCA 1009 - Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Assistant
  • MDCA 1005 - Medical Law and Ethics
  • HITT 1013 - Coding and Insurance
  • HITT 1041 - Coding and Classification System
 

​​Important: Check the CE schedule​ to verify if and when the class is currently being offered.

 
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HB 1508 Notice

This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. 

For more information please visit dallascollege.edu/hb1508.

 
 

Looking to earn more? A career in medical billing and coding can start you on the path to a great career in health care.