The Associate of Applied Science Medical Office Specialist Billing and Coding provides students with knowledge and practical experience in both billing and coding. Aspects of billing include management of healthcare billing processing, adjusting and resubmitting
of claims, adherence to current healthcare industry regulations and policies, and compliance with insurance procedures and allotted benefit coverage. Aspects of coding include checking medical charts for accuracy and completion, verifying signatures,
verifying medical data in computers, clarifying information or diagnosis by communicating with the provider, and assigning the appropriate diagnosis and procedural codes.
Students wishing to work in both fields will be prepared to work in medical offices, public and private hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, government facilities, and nursing homes.
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