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Associate of Applied Science in Medical Coding and Billing

Grantham University

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Description

Grantham University's online Associate of Applied Science in Medical Coding and Billing provides the student with the skills needed to enter the medical coding and billing profession. After graduation, the student may take the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate exam, a medical coding and billing industry certification.

At the successful completion of this Medical Coding and Billing program, student will able to:

  • Explain the role and functions of different types of healthcare facilities and environments
  • Explain medical terms and abbreviations that are commonly used in health information management systems
  • Identify the constraints and guidelines that the Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) places on healthcare systems
  • Utilize healthcare-related coding and billing software to support healthcare administration functions

Accreditation Information

Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission

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