Associate of Technical
Coding and Medical Billing
M. Burke, M.A., RHIA, advisor
program focuses on the technical ability of
the assignment of coding and classification
sequences to medical terminology for the accurate
processing of medical claims in the electronic
health record. Students enrolled in the program
will be proficient in the coding schemes necessary
to obtain optimal health care reimbursement
for both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
Once the student successfully completes the
planned program, they are eligible to sit for
various coding certification examinations offered
by national coding accreditation agencies.
graduating with an ATS in Coding and Medical
Billing will display proficiency in:
applicability of coding and classification
systems to the current medical billing environment,
ability to process electronic and digital
information using common medical billing software
ability to manage medical data related to
the correct assignment of medical coding sequences.
for 2008-2009 course requirements