Certificate, Online, On Campus
The Medical Billing and Insurance curriculum prepares individuals for employment as medical administrative personnel in the areas of medical billing and coding, dental office, patient services, and medical documents.
Course work includes medical terminology, computer applications, medical office management, medical coding, medical insurance and billing, medical legal and ethical issues, and oral and written communication.
Employment opportunities are available in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other health-care related organizations.
ONLINE PROGRAM INFORMATION: Surry offers this program online. Go to Online Learning for more information.
Note: A background check and/or drug screening may be required for degree completion based upon Work-Based Learning placement.
This course covers basic keyboarding skills. Emphasis is placed on the touch system, correct techniques, and development of speed and accuracy. Upon completion, students should be able to key at an acceptable speed and accuracy level using the touch system.
Total credits needed to graduate: 17 Hours
Note: OST 131 is a prerequisite to several classes in the Medical Billing and Insurance program. It is critical that OST 131 be completed during the first semester of the program.
The Medical Office Administration certificate is offered to high school students through the Career and College Promise program (C25310X).
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