Medical Billing and Coding Courses

MBC1100 Medical Coding - ICD

Introduces the development of medical nomenclature and classification systems. Topics include coding of diseases and procedures, an overview of coding systems, and basic coding rules and conventions.

Prerequisite: HEA2200

Prerequisite or Corequisite: SCI2100 or SCI1120

2 Credit Hours

MBC1110 Medical Coding - CPT

Teaches procedural coding, the assignment of DRGs, the relationship between coding to reimbursement, and selected nomenclature and classification systems.

Prerequisite: HEA2200

Prerequisite or Corequisite: SCI2100 or SCI1120

2 Credit Hours

MBC2200 Medical Coding - Hospital Coding

Introduces the student to the new coding system used by hospitals for coding inpatient procedures. Students will learn how to analyze, assign, and sequence coding procedures in the ICD-10-PCS coding system and/or ICD-9-CM volume 3 procedure codes.

Prerequisites: HEA2200, MBC1100

Prerequisite or Corequisite: SCI2100 or SCI1120

2 Credit Hours

MBC2210 Medical Billing and Reimbursement Methods

Prepares students to be skilled health professionals in the business areas of health facilities. Students learn to interpret insurance payment documents, organize financial records, follow up on claims, handle denials and rejections, understand billing and collection guidelines, and monitor the cash flow cycle.

Prerequisite: HEA1101

2 Credit Hours

MBC2220 Clinical Documentation and Compliance

Provides in-depth coverage of ICD, CPT, and HCPCS coding rubrics, conventions, principles, and updates as they apply to the coding of complex case studies. Students will assign codes and prospective payment categories using the required manuals.

Prerequisite: HEA2200, SCI2100, or SCI1120

Prerequisite or Corequisite: MBC2200

2 Credit Hours

MBC2280 Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding Capstone

Focuses on the integration of knowledge, skills, and techniques learned throughout the Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding program. This course reinforces the knowledge and skills needed to sit for a national certification exam.

Prerequisites: MBC1110, MBC2220, and departmental permission

5 Credit Hours