Medical Insurance Coder Career Major - Overview

Medical Insurance Coder

medical insurance coder
Campus
Information Technology Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
1130 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$2,825.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$7,345.00
Book Costs:
$1,501.00
Supplies Costs:
$31.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$14/hr

Medical coders maintain patients’ records using universally recognized coding systems to ensure compliance with federal regulations and insurance requirements. In this major students learn the medical coding skills, anatomy and terminology necessary for employment in a health care facility. Students also gain skills in patient billing and medical insurance.

Career Major Length
1130.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Fundamentals of Technology
120.00
Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies
120.00
Foundations of Medical Office/Medical Terminology
180.00
Patient Billing
180.00
Medical Insurance
180.00
ICD10 CM/PCS CPT HCPCS
180.00
Medical Insurance Coder Capstone
170.00
National Certification Study and Practice Guide Test
170.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading, language and math skills at the 8th grade level or above
  • Positive attitude and dependability
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Strong ethical standards

Required Prerequisites

  • IMMUNIZATIONS: ■ Rubeola, Mumps, Rubella One of the following: a) Positive rubella, rubeola, and mumps titer b) One (1) MMR AND positive (+) titer for rubeola & mumps c) Two (2) MMR Vaccines ■ T.B. Screening Tuberculin (PPD) Test One of the following: a)T

Certifications Available