Courses & Programs

Medical Billing and Coding Practicum

COURSE CODE: HIM 288

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisites: HTH 114, HMC 103, HMC 104, HIM 106, HMC 107, HIM 220 and HIM 221. Prerequisite or Corequisite: HIM 108

A comprehensive and cumulative hands-on course that sums up all aspects of the Medical Billing, Coding, Insurance, and Healthcare Documentation fields. Students will have the opportunity to apply their Medical Billing & Coding skills they learned in the classroom, to complete complex case-study based scenarios as they would in the typical work field of Medical Billing & Coding. Students will complete the case-study based Practicum using a Practice Management Medical Billing/Coding software program that includes a scheduling feature, totaling 160 hours throughout the semester, where they can apply their medical billing, coding and insurance skills to real-life scenarios. Students will complete Career Workshop assignments to develop the skills they need to excel in the workforce. Prerequisites: HTH 114, HMC 103, HMC 104, HIM 106, HMC 107, HIM 220 and HIM 221. Prerequisite or Corequisite: HIM 108