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Medical Billing and Coding (CD)

Certificate of Development · Program Code: 179 ∙ Credit Hours: 18-20 · Contact Hours: 18-21

Vice President: Pete Olson

This certificate of Development is designed for entry-level students interested in the growing field of medical billing and coding. With increasing emphasis on accountability in healthcare, demand for individuals trained in this field is expected to remain high.

This certificate prepares students at a basic level for understanding medical billing and coding in private physician and dental practices, and is useful as an additional certificate for individuals in the Medical Office Assistant or other Allied Health programs.

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose specific information about certain certificate programs. The information falls under the umbrella term “Gainful Employment” and includes, but is not limited to, graduation rates of students enrolled in the program and the median debt of students who have completed the program. Click here to view “Gainful Employment” information for this program. http://www.ncmich.edu/registrar/GE2/Medical_Billing_and_Coding_CDE/51.0713-Gedt.html