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Health Information Management Coding Specialist

An area of HIM specifically focused on coding/classifications systems at both the inpatient and outpatient level. The certificate will allow students to obtain entry-level skills in healthcare coding and the opportunity to continue to earn an associate of applied science degree. National credentialing exams are available at both the entry and advanced level. Minimum grade of C (2.00) is required in all courses.

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Degree Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours31
General Requirements14
Written Communication Skills
ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3
Science Skills
BIOLS111Anatomy & Physiology I4
BIOLS112Anatomy & Physiology II4
Computer Skills
CIOSS105Computer Literacy3
Program Requirements17
HIMS135Medical Terminology3
HIMS190CPT Coding3
HIMS210ICD-9-CM Coding3
HIMS215Billing and Reimbursement2
HIMS260Data Quality & Reimbursement2

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