Overview

The advance of electronic health records has made medical office billing and coding specialists a key part of the health care system. With this training, students will learn to read patients’ medical records to determine the correct codes for diagnoses and treatment for submission to insurance companies. 

This course combines ICD-10, CPT, AND HCPCS coding used by those working in medical records, patient billing, insurance, and admissions. The 15-month program will prepare students to sit for the Certified Professional Coder exam administered by the American Academy of Professional Coders.

Students must successfully complete the Medical Terminology course with a minimum grade of “C” to enter this program.       

How to Enroll

To pursue this certificate, please click on the courses below to see availability. You can register for courses online, and you do not have to apply to the college!

Tuition Assistance
Training Resources

Questions?
Call 803.732.0432 to talk to us about this program, or email cce@midlandstech.edu

Print Plan

Sample Program Plan and Costs

On-Campus Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
Virtual 100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
Hybrid Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
Online 100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
CEUs Class Hours Course Title Cost
4.80 48

Medical Terminology

Students will learn medical terminology by analyzing the prefix, suffix, word roots, and combinations used in medical terms. This course is a prerequisite for other courses and medical certificate programs. This course may be used for exemption of AHS 102.

Classroom, Hybrid, Online

ID: CEMPR-524

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$699.00
5.40 54

Medical Coding (ICD-10 CM, CPT, HCPS)

This course combines ICD-10 CM, CPT, and HCPCS coding which are essential coding methods used by those working in medical records, patient billing, insurance, and admissions. Using case studies, instruction is provided in ICD-10 CM, which is the principles and guideline for assigning codes to diagnostic conditions which correlates with disease and diagnosis. CPT is a method that is used to bill for procedures and services performed by physicians. HCPCS which represents other procedures that might be provided in a medical setting.

Hybrid, Online

ID: CEMIM-503

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$1,299.00
3.00 30

Medical Billing

This class teaches the student how to be proficient in billing in a healthcare setting and how to enhance reimbursement. Clinical and legal issues are included. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology and Medical Coding with a grade of C or better.

Classroom, Online

ID: CEMIM-510

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$799.00
**Hybrid courses are mostly online with some in-class elements.
Estimated Cost
Tuition Assistance
$2,797.00
Not including fees and equipment

Careers

Medical Records and Health Information Technician

The Medical Records/Health Information Technician compiles, processes, and maintains medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system.

Projected Job Growth

+6.4%

Average Annual Salary

$38,639

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Hospitals
  • Medical Clinics
  • Private Practices

What’s next after I complete this program?

Enter the Workforce

This 15-month program will prepare you to sit for the Certified Professional Coder exam administered by the American Academy of Professional Coders. After passing the exam, students can find employment.