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Medical Billing Specialist Certificate

Program Number: 61-160-3
School Year: 2017-2018
Certificate
Campus: Fond du Lac

Program Description

The highly specialized professional trend in the medical office is emerging as a result of the changes in the healthcare delivery system and the continuous growth of managed care. This certificate prepares the student to perform the functions of the extremely complex billing processes in a healthcare organization.

The courses from this certificate can be directly transferred into Moraine Park’s Medical Office Specialist technical diploma and Medical Office Management associate of applied science degree should students choose to continue their education.

Approximate Costs

  • $130.35 per credit (resident)
  • $195.53 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Fees shown are 2016-2017 fees; 2017-2018 fees will be available as soon as they are approved.

Career Opportunities

  • Medical Billing Clerk
  • Medical Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Medical Claims Specialist

Admission Process

  • Submit the college admission application.   
  • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
  • Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (strongly encouraged).   

Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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Courses

Number Title Crs
Term 1
501-101 Medical Terminology 3
501-107 Digital Literacy for Healthcare 2
509-102 Human Body in Health and Disease 3
509-107 Medical Office Insurance and Finance 2
Total 10
 
Term 2
160-151 Specialized Insurance Claims 3
160-152 Electronic Patient Billing 3
509-109 Medical Law, Ethics and Professionalism 2
Total 8
 
Total Credits 18

Academic Planner

Transfer Opportunities

Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

Additional Information

*Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.