Medical Billing/Coding Practicum

Course IDCourse NameCourseCategoryCredit Hours
MCDO 105Medical Billing/Coding PracticumMEDICAL BILLING/CODINGHEALTH SCIENCES6

130 contact hours of scheduled practicum, and 50 hours of in-house or online instruction  Prerequisites or Corequisites: HSCC 100, 101, 111, 104, 105, 109, 110, MDCO 101, 102, 104, 106.  This is a 6-credit hour lab (180 contact hours) course. This course will provide the student with coding practice experience in a hospital, physician’s office, clinic or other health care setting with directed projects common to a clinical coding specialist on the job. Students will also be provided with information that is essential to go from a student to employee. Student will prepare a cover letter, resume, and job application. Students will also spend time performing exercises for review in preparing for the CCA/CCS/CCSP.