Program Overview

The Medical Insurance Billing Certificate of Achievement prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of medical billing. Graduates will acquire knowledge and skills to submit claims in accordance with government regulations and private payer policies, follow-up on claim statuses, resolve claim denials, submit appeals, post payments and adjustments, and manage collections.

Medical Assisting (CA) Requirements

Required Core Courses Units
ACTG 100 Accounting Procedures 3 units
BCM. 200 Intro to MS Office Suite 2 units
MEDA 415 Law and Ethics for Allied Health Professionals 2 units
MEDA 420 Medical Anatomy and Pathophysiology 3 units
BIOL 130 Human Biology 3 units
MEDA 430 Introduction to Medical Insurance Billing 3 units
MEDA 438 Medical Insurance Billing Clerkship 2 units
MEDA 450 Introduction to CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) Coding 2 units
MEDA 455 Introduction to International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD) Coding 3 units
MEDA 484 Medical Terminology 3 units
Plus a minimum of 2 units from the following: Units
MEDA 400 Patient and Health Care Concerns 3 units
MEDA 405 Introduction to Electronic Health Records and Information Systems 3 units
MEDA 410 Introduction to Pharmacology 2 units
BUS. 115 Business Mathematics 3 units
BUS. 400 Business English 3 units
COMM 130 Interpersonal Communication 3 units
ECE. 201 Child Development 3 units
HSCI 100 General Health Science 3 units
SPAN 110 Elementary Spanish 5 units
Total Required Units: 28 - 31