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Students are admitted to the Medical Coder-Biller Program in January and August of each year. Course content is sequential, and students should plan to enroll in all Medical Coder-Biller courses in the order and during the terms indicated in the following curriculum outline. Some courses associated with this program are offered through Virtual College only.    


Course Number

Course Title

Contact Hours

Vocational  Credits

 

Major Courses – 1st   Semester

 

 

HIM 0009

Introduction to Health Information Technology

90 hours

3.0 CTE credits

HIM 0001

Intro to Health Information Management

60 hours

2.0 CTE credits

HIM 0473

Medical Terminology

75 hours

2.5 CTE credits

HIM 0228C

ICD Coding Systems

150 hours

5.0 CTE credits

 

TOTALS

375 Hours

12.5 CTE credits

 

 

 

 

 

Major Courses – 2nd  Semester

 

 

HIM 0650

eHealthcare Delivery Systems

60 hours

2.0 CTE credits

HIM 0450

Hum Anat and Physilogy/HIM

60 hours

2.0 CTE credits

HIM 0434

Basic Principles of Disease

60 hours

2.0 CTE credits

HIM 0250C

Ambulatory Care Coding Systems

60 hours

2.0 CTE credits

HIM 0290C

Advanced Coding Systems

90 hours

3.0 CTE credits

 

TOTALS

330 Hours

11.0 CTE credits

 

 

 

 

 

Major Courses – 3rd  Semester

 

 

HIM 0274C

Healthcare Billing and Reimbursement

120 hours

4.0 CTE credits

HIM 0280C

Physician Coding

 60 hours

2.0 CTE credits

HIM 0817

Professional Practice Experience

114 hours

3.8 CTE credits

 

TOTALS

294 Hours

9.8  CTE credits

 

 

 

 

 

GRAND TOTAL

1000 HOURS

33.3 CTE CREDITS

 

 

 

 

 

All Medical Campus students must complete the FDLE Waiver and Statement form.This form is to authorize dissemination to Miami Dade College - Medical Campus of any national criminal history record that may pertain to you.

In addition, all program students must complete a "background check" through the identified MDC agent https://ibrinc.com/mdc/select and cleared by the 1st day of class. Depending on your program of study an additional background check may be required. In addition, prior to entry into a clinical site, some clinical sites will require more frequent background checks and clearance.

Successful completion of the MDC level two background check process or completion of a MDC nursing/health sciences program does not guarantee a graduate's eligibility for participation in the professional credentialing process or for related employment. Credentialing agencies and health care employers may have additional eligibility criteria not required by an educational institution. Individuals who have been arrested or convicted of any felony crime during the last 15 years are strongly urged to inquire directly of the licensing board in the jurisdiction in which they intend to practice.

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