Medical Billing & Coding

Courses

MBC 101 Medical Terminology for Billers and Coders 3.0 Credits

This course covers medical terminology and anatomy from a biller's and coder's perspective and provides a foundation for courses in medical billing and coding.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MBC 201 Medical Billing I 3.0 Credits

Designed as part one of a two-part sequence, this course is intended for those who have no experience or minimal experience with medical billing. The student will learn principles of medical billing related to proper claim form preparation, submission, and payment processing.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MBC 202 Medical Billing II 3.0 Credits

Designed as part two of a two part sequence, this course is intended for those who have completed MBC 201 and who are seeking further knowledge of medical billing.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MBC 201 [Min Grade: D] or HSAD 201 [Min Grade: D]

MBC 250 Medical Billing Software 3.0 Credits

This course takes the theory learned in Medical Billing I and II and applies it to billing software applications. Charge entry, payment posting, report design, and generation are covered.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MBC 202 [Min Grade: D] or HSAD 202 [Min Grade: D]

MBC 301 Physician-Based Medical Coding I 3.0 Credits

Part one of a two-part program. The student will learn principles of medical coding related to the three main coding manuals; CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS. The student will learn principles of medical coding related to the three main code books: CPT®, ICD-9-CM Volumes 1 & 2 and HCPCS Level II.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MBC 201 [Min Grade: D]

MBC 302 Physician-Based Medical Coding II 3.0 Credits

Designed as part two of a two-part sequence, this course continues instruction in the principles of medical coding related to the three main coding manuals, as well as preparing the students to sit for one of the two national board exams in medical coding.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MBC 301 [Min Grade: D] or HSAD 301 [Min Grade: D]

MBC 303 Hospital-Based Medical Coding I 3.0 Credits

Designed as part one of a two-part sequence, this course teaches the principles of hospital-based medical coding related to the coding for in-patient hospital cases by means of the main coding manuals, as well as helping to prepare the student to sit for one of the two national board exams in medical coding.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MBC 301 [Min Grade: D] or HSAD 301 [Min Grade: D]

MBC 304 Hospital-Based Medical Coding II 3.0 Credits

Designed as part two of a two-part sequence, this course continues instruction in the principles of hospital-based medical coding related to the coding for in-patient and out-patient hospital cases by means of the main coding manuals, as well as helping to prepare the students to sit for one of the two national board exams in medical coding.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MBC 303 [Min Grade: D] or HSAD 303 [Min Grade: D]

MBC 350 Physician-Based Chart Auditing 3.0 Credits

This course applies knowledge learned in Physician-Based Medical Coding I and II to auditing patient-visit documentation. Use of various audit tools and software will be explored in addition to preparing a presentation of audit results to physician and staff.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MBC 302 [Min Grade: D] or HSAD 302 [Min Grade: D]

MBC 360 Hospital-Based Case Studies 3.0 Credits

This course applies knowledge learned in Hospital Based Medical coding I and II and applies it to actual coding of case studies for the hospital in-patient and out-patient setting, as well as providing additional preparation for hospital-cased coding certification credentials.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MBC 304 [Min Grade: D] or HSAD 304 [Min Grade: D]

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