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Health Information Management (HIM) (previously Medical Insurance, Coding & Billing)
This Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as a certified coding associate. The students will receive training in numerous areas, giving them an understanding of the varied responsibilities and skills necessary for employment. Students completing the Certificate are eligible to sit for the American Health Information Management Associate certificate exam to become a Certified Coding Associate.
This is a Tech Prep articulated program.
Minimum credit hours required: 37
Certificate Requirements: 37 credit hours
AHS 100 Introduction to Health Services (3)
AHS 131 Medical Terminology (3)
BIO 160¹ Introduction to Human Physiology & Anatomy (4)
CIS 120 Introduction to Computer Information Systems (3)
HIM 110¹ Introduction to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) (4)
HIM 111¹ Introduction to ICD 9-CM & ICD 10-CM (3)
HIM 112¹ Information Technology in HIM (3)
HIM 121¹ Understanding Medical Therapies for HIM (3)
HIM 122¹ Introduction to Medical Billing &Reimbursement (4)
HIM 123¹ Health Records Documentation in HIM (3)
HIM 289¹ Externship for HIM (4)
¹Placement test and/or prerequisite required.
The outcomes identified below define the knowledge and
skill sets that graduates will possess at the end of their program of study.
Describe the role of a certified coding associate in the medical setting
Demonstrate a professional attitude and image
Identify effective verbal and non-verbal communication
Ensure accuracy, completeness and proper entry into computer systems
CCA exhibits coding competency in any setting, in both hospitals and physician practices.
Effectively operate computer hardware and software as applicable to the healthcare industry.
Possess the ability, synthesize and evaluate data
Understand and use medical terminology and health care delivery.
Understand and work within the rules of ethics and law in healthcare.
This catalog was prepared on the basis of the best information available at the time of publication. All information is subject to change without notice, obligation, or liability.
Required Gainful Employment Disclosures per 34 CFR 668.6
Name of College
Coconino County Community College www.coconino.edu
Name of Certificate program
Health Information Management
Name and CIP code of program. More information can be found at nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cipcode/
Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
Link to College Catalog for more information on this program
This program of study prepares students for careers in the following occupations. More information can be found at online.onetcenter.org
11-9111.00 Medical & health
29-2071.00 Medical Records &
Health Information Technicians
31-9092.00 Medical Assistants
43-3021.00 Billing and Posting Clerks
43-6013.00 Medical Secretaries
The following are average costs per year of the program for a full-time student:
Tuition + Fees: $2040
Room + Board: $9706*
Books + Supplies: $1103
*CCC does not provide student housing or a meal plan. This is an estimate based on average living costs in Coconino County.
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