Friday – November 22, 2019

Medical Billing (2019-2020)

Technical Diploma
School of Business / Business, Management & Administration Career Cluster


West Allis Campus
Program Code: 31-160-5

 

For Information: 414-297-6395

Overview —  To perform the essential functions of healthcare administration, you will need a background that includes knowledge of office accounting and efficient office practices, medical insurance and terminology, and basic human anatomy. This program covers this unique, broad spectrum.

The courses are offered in a blended format, which may include traditional classroom instruction and an online component.
 

Career Pathway — After earning this technical diploma, your credits can be applied toward completing the Medical Administrative Specialist associate degree. Contact an MATC advisor for information.

 

Career Outlook — Employment opportunities are expected to increase. Demand for medical billers will continue to be spurred by a growing and aging population. Growing numbers of medical billers will be needed due to the increasing number of transactions needed to close each claim. Insurance companies, doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, and other providers continue to hire qualified medical billing personnel.

 

Program Learning Outcomes 

  • Perform routine healthcare administrative procedures
  • Process insurance claims
  • Apply technology skills to business and administrative tasks
  • Maintain internal and external relationships
  • Model professionalism in the workplace
     


Admission Requirement

  • A high school diploma or GED

     

Possible Careers
Hospital Medical Biller
Laboratory Medical Biller
Physician's Office Medical Biller
Reimbursement Specialist

 

Related Programs
Medical Administrative Specialist
Health Information Technology
Healthcare Services Management
 

Start Dates: August/January

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 
Sixteen-Week Terms
( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students

COURSES

Credits

 

 

 

(1)

OFTECH-136

Keyboard Skill Development 1

1

     

(1)

OFTECH-122

Business English Essentials

3

 

   

(1)

BRHLTH-124

Medical Office Terminology 1

3

 

 

 

(1)

ACCTG-102

Basic Office Accounting

3

 

   
(1)

COMPSW-106

Introduction to MS Office

3

     

(2)

NATSCI-189

Basic Anatomy

3

 

   
(2)

BRHLTH-112

Computerized Medical Billing ‡

3

 

   

(2)

BRHLTH-125

Medical Office Terminology 2 ‡

3

 

   

(2)

BRHLTH-174

Medical Claims Reimbursement ‡

2

   

 

(2)

BRHLTH-170

Medical Insurance Principles and Coding ‡

3

     
(2)

BRHLTH-197

Medical Office Career Investigation ‡

3

     

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 30

     


‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

 

Page updated April 2019.