Medical Insurance Billing Specialist Concentration (MIBC) – Community College of Rhode Island

Medical Insurance Billing Specialist Concentration (MIBC)

Certificate in Professional Studies (CERT_ADOT)

Knight Campus, Warwick only

This concentration provides students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to process medical insurance forms and to code medical records using the CPT and ICD-CM coding systems. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the national Certified Professional Coders examination. Employment of medical records and health information technicians is expected to grow much faster than average for all occupations.

Certificate program credits may be applied toward an Professional Studies or General Studies degree.

Note: Many courses require prerequisites, corequisites and/or testing. See course descriptions for details.

RECOMMENDED COURSE SEQUENCE
  • First semester: BIOL 1070; OFTD 1120
  • Second semester: MEDL 2350, 2390, 2400
  • Third semester: MEDL 2410, 2420
  • Fourth semester: ENGL 1400
  • Fifth semester: MATH 1005; MEDL 2430
General Education Requirements
COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE COURSE NOTES CREDITS
BIOL 1070 Human Anatomy and Physiology   3
MEDL 2350 Medical Terminology   2
MEDL 2390 CPT Medical Insurance Coding   3
MEDL 2400 ICD-CM Medical Insurance Coding   2
OFTD 1120 Microcomputer Keyboarding   3
ENGL 1400 Business Writing for Office Professionals   3
MEDL 2410 Medical Insurance Billing   3
MEDL 2420 Practical Applications in Professional Medical Coding   4
MEDL 2430 Electronic Medical Records and Practice Management   3
MATH 1005 Business Mathematics   3

Total General Education Requirements Credits 29

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

Most students in this certificate program attend part time and take two courses each semester. Therefore, the average time to complete the Medical Insurance Billing Specialist certificate as a part-time student could be five semesters (or 30 months). Students who choose to attend full time and are proficient in keyboarding could complete this certificate program in as few as two semesters (12 months). For more information about the number of CCRI graduates in this program and other important gainful employment information, please visit this page.

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Last Updated: 4/9/19