Division of Applied Technology
Medical Coding & Billing (KMC2))
Certificate of Proficiency
This program prepares students to work in the outpatient medical coding areas of hospitals, larger medical clinics, and doctors’ offices. It provides basic clerical training in computer concepts, Internet, e-mail, keyboarding/skill building, word processing, ten-key, medical filing, medical terminology, insurance billing, medical accounting/patient scheduling software, outpatient coding, and spreadsheets. Emphasis is placed on customer service and life skills.
Occupations in this Area
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• 29-2071.00 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
• 43-3021.02 Billing Cost and Rate Clerk
• Tuition: $1,552.83
• Student Fees: $121.95
• Lab Fees: $366.50
• Books/Supplies: $1,146.00
Total Estimated Cost: $3,187.28
(subject to change without notice)
Financial Aid: VA, PELL
Prospective students must have been assessed (TABE) within 90 days prior to enrollment:
Specific Interest Courses: Students who would like to sit for the national AAPC test, which is held four times per year, may wish to take specific interest courses to prepare. Courses are scheduled to ensure completion by the scheduled AAPC test date. Check with an Admissions Advisor or the Department Coordinator for scheduled dates.
Students need a USB Flash Drive for the first day of class.