Course Descriptions

MC103 Applied Terminology for Coding

3 credits

This course introduces the student to the medical terminology used in the medical and coding reimbursement professions. Medical terminology and anatomy are covered from a coder’s perspective. This course would also be valuable for anyone preparing for a career in any non-clinical medical profession. Prerequisite: BI115 or BI 173 and BI 183, BI162.

 

MC113 Medical Billing and Reimbursement I

3 credits

This course introduces the student to health insurance and reimbursement. In this course the student will become familiar with common medical billing practices, the health insurance industry, legal and regulatory issues and differences in reimbursement methodologies. This is Part 1 of a two-part course. Prerequisite: BI115 or BI173 and BI183, BI162, or concurrent.

 

MC206 Introduction to CPC

6 credits

The student will learn principles of medical coding related to the three main coding manuals: CPT, ICD-9-CM and HCPCS. Prerequisite: BI115, BI162, CS203, MC103, MC113, MC213, ME213, MR133, MR143, MR163.

 

MC213 Medical Billing and Reimbursement II

3 credits

This course introduces the student to health insurance and reimbursement. In this course the student will become familiar with common medical billing practices, the health insurance industry, legal and regulatory issues and differences in reimbursement methodologies. This is Part II of a two-part course. Prerequisite: BI115, or BI173 and BI183, BI162, or concurrent, MC103.