Medical Billing and Coding Specialist - Online

Mission Statement
Tri-County Technical College, a public community college, focuses on teaching, learning, and helping students reach their goals.

Prerequisites
HS Diploma or GED

Professional Credentials
Upon successful completion of program requirements, students will be able to sit for CPC (AAPC) or CCA or CCS (AHIMA). 

Employment Opportunities 
Nursing homes, assisted living, hospice, hospitals, community based long-term care, clinical laborato ries, community health centers, doctor's offices, blood donation centers, insurance companies, law firms, and billing agencies

Associated Job Titles
Coder, Health Information Clerk, Health Information Specialist, Medical Records Analyst/Clerk/Coordinator, Patient Accounts Representative, Billing Specialist/Coordinator, Admissions Coordinator, Health Unit Coordinator, Medical Office Specialist, Medical Secretary, Patient Coordinator, Physician Office Specialist

Course Overview
The program prepares you to become part of a medical office support staff, with a particular focus on insurance claims preparation and processing. As a student in this program, you'll study:

  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Universal coding systems for inpatient and outpatient (ICD-10-C, CPT, HCPCS)
  • Complete CMS-1500 and UB-04 claim forms

Curriculum
Medical Terminology with Anatomy and Physiology - 45 hrs 
Human Disease and Pharmacology - 30 hrs
ICD-10 CM/PCS Coding -  45 hrs
Basic CPT/HCPCS Coding - 24 hrs
Intermediate Coding - 45 hrs
Advanced Coding (Case Scenarios) - 45 hrs
Medical Insurance and Billing - 24 hrs

For more information, call (864) 646-1700 or toll free 866-269-5677, Ext 1700

 or e-mail conted@tctc.edu

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Contact Us

Corporate & Community Education
(864) 646-1700
Toll-free (within the 864 Area Code) at 1-866-269-5677, ext. 1700
conted@tctc.edu

Office Hours:

Pendleton Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

Anderson Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

Easley Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

You may also register online by going to www.tctc.edu/learn