Medical Billing - Associate Degree at Apollo College
The Medical Billing degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for employment as a medical biller in a medical or dental office, hospital, clinic, or by an independent billing company. Instruction will consist of theory and practice to meet the competencies identified as necessary for entry-level employment. Students will learn to prepare various health claims forms required by the insurance industry using medical billing software. This involves practicing accurate interpretation of medical records, including procedures performed and the diagnosis determined by the health care provider, and correctly documenting and coding the information for submission to the insurance company for payment. The emphasis is on the high level of responsibility required and the attention to detail and accuracy needed to be a competent medical biller.