Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Billing and Coding

Specialized in: Medical Billing and Coding

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Billing and Coding program at Asher College is designed for students seeking a career in the medical office. A medical billing and coding professional learns all about the medical front office and the medical back office, including front office administration, physician and facility coding, and hospital billing. Medical billers and coders work hand-in-hand with doctors and patients to ensure that files, insurance, and appointments are all correct and organized in order to keep the health care system running smoothly and efficiently. Education in this field prepares you for many different job opportunities, such as medical billing, medical coding in multiple domains (outpatient hospital / facility, physician, surgical, evaluation and management, etc.), and medical office administration.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Asher College’s Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Billing and Coding program will prepare you for your new career with in-depth courses designed to equip you with all the knowledge and tools you need to pass the CPC Coding Certification exam. At the end of your course, you will also receive a one-year membership to the local chapter of the AAPC, which will allow you to network with professionals in the field and learn tips and tricks from the pros at monthly meetings.

Program Course Titles
Microsoft Office Essentials
Career Success
Typing Fundamentals
Medical Law and Ethics
Medical Terminology
Anatomy and Physiology
Medical Administrative Essentials
Advanced Billing and Reimbursements
Advanced Physician Coding
Advanced Career Development
Advanced Facility Coding
Critical Thinking
Business Communication
Business Math
Introduction to Business
Principles of Management
American Government
Nevada Constitution (Las Vegas Campus)

With your degree and certifications in Medical Billing and Coding, you can seek entry-level employment opportunities in various health care settings:

 

 

  • General Practice Offices
  • Specialized Medical Offices (Pediatric Clinics, Chiropractic clinics, etc.)
  • Hospitals
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Ambulatory Clinics
  • Insurance Companies
  • Medical Billing Companies
  • Medical Group Practices
  • Nursing Facilities

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