Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Billing and Coding
Specialized in: Medical Billing and Coding
The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Billing and Coding program at Asher College is designed for students seeking a career in the medical office. A medical billing and coding professional learns all about the medical front office and the medical back office, including front office administration, physician and facility coding, and hospital billing. Medical billers and coders work hand-in-hand with doctors and patients to ensure that files, insurance, and appointments are all correct and organized in order to keep the health care system running smoothly and efficiently. Education in this field prepares you for many different job opportunities, such as medical billing, medical coding in multiple domains (outpatient hospital / facility, physician, surgical, evaluation and management, etc.), and medical office administration.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Asher College’s Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Billing and Coding program will prepare you for your new career with in-depth courses designed to equip you with all the knowledge and tools you need to pass the CPC Coding Certification exam. At the end of your course, you will also receive a one-year membership to the local chapter of the AAPC, which will allow you to network with professionals in the field and learn tips and tricks from the pros at monthly meetings.
|Program Course Titles|
|Microsoft Office Essentials|
|Medical Law and Ethics|
|Anatomy and Physiology|
|Medical Administrative Essentials|
|Advanced Billing and Reimbursements|
|Advanced Physician Coding|
|Advanced Career Development|
|Advanced Facility Coding|
|Introduction to Business|
|Principles of Management|
|Nevada Constitution (Las Vegas Campus)|
With your degree and certifications in Medical Billing and Coding, you can seek entry-level employment opportunities in various health care settings:
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