Medical Billing Specialist
60 Week Day and 80 Week Evening Program Occupational Disclsoures
Associate in Applied Science Degree
96 Quarter Credit Hours
Program Objectives: The Medical Billing Specialist program prepares graduates for a variety of challenging career opportunities in the healthcare field. Students receive a strong foundation in office systems, clerical and software applications, as well as an introduction to the basic principles of health insurance and medical billing.
Career Opportunities: Graduates of this program will be prepared for entry-level positions in the insurance and medical billing industries. They are employed as medical billers, unit secretaries, patient service representatives, medical records clerks and Medical transcribers.
Entrance Requirements: See Admission Policies on pages 17-24 of the TBI academic catalog.
Training Equipment: Students will use computers and academic support software and other learning resources.
Class Size: Classes range in size from 15 to 25 students, with the typical class consisting of 20 students.
|GENERAL EDUCATION (36 Credits)|
|ENG 101||English Composition I||4||HUM 102||Intro to Logic & Critical Thinking||4|
|ENG 102R||English Composition II||4||Mathematics|
|SPH 101||Speech||4||MAT 103||Intermediate Algebra||4|
|Life Sciences||MAT 130||Quantitative Literacy||4|
|BIO 119||Environmental Biology||4||Social & Behavioral Sciences||4|
|BIO 120L||Environmental Biology Lab||4||PSY 107||Psychology or|
|CORE REQUIREMENTS (47 Credits)||CORE REQUIREMENTS (Contd…)|
|BUS 103B||Word Processing / Document Formatting||2||MBS 206A||Medical Law and Ethics||4|
|BUS 104B||Introduction to Computer
|2||MBS 207A||Hospital Billing||2|
|MBS 101||Introduction to Medical Billing||4||MBS 208A||Medical Transcription||2|
|MBS 102A||Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|MBS 103A||Anatomy and Physiology II||4||SUPPORT REQUIREMENTS(13 Credits)|
|MBS 104A||Medical Terminology||4||BUS 101||Keyboarding||2|
|MBS 106A||Introduction to Medical Coding||4||BUS 102B||Business Communications||4|
|MBS 201A||Medical Billing||4||BUS 110||College Readiness||3|
|MBS 202A||Medical Coding for Billers||4||BUS 200A||Employment Preparation Seminar||2|
|MBS 203A||Computerized Physician Billing I||2||CIS 101||Introduction to Computers and Information Systems||2|
|MBS 204A||Computerized Physician Billing II||2|
|MBS 205A||Medical Collections||3|
“R” indicates a research component that is incorporated into this course to make it Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) compatible.