Code: F_AAS_MOB

Campus: Boulder County Campus

Billing Specialist

This degree pathway prepares individuals to work in an administrative role as a medical insurance billing specialist. Skills are developed in medical account management and in health care coding and billing for reimbursement. 

Requirements

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACC 101Fundamentals of Accounting

3

or

ACC 121Accounting Principles I

4

 

CIS 118Introduction to PC Applications

3

HPR 106Law and Ethics for Health Professions

2

HPR 137Human Diseases

4

MOT 120Medical Office Financial Management

3

MOT 130Insurance, Billing and Coding

3

MOT 184Billing Specialist Internship

3

MOT 289Capstone

1

Medical Terminology Electives

Select 2 credits from the following options:

Course NumberTitleCredits
HPR 208Medical Record Terminology

2

or

HPR 178Medical Terminology

1

and

HPR 285Independent Case Study

1

Total Credit Hours:24

General Education Requirements

English

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I

3

or

ENG 122English Composition II

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MAT 107Career Mathematics

3

or higher

Total Credit Hours:3

Arts and Humanities

Select one course (3 credits) from the Approved General Education Electives List for the AAS degreeSpanish course is recommended.

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Select one course (3 credits) from below:

Course NumberTitleCredits
PSY 101General Psychology I

3

PSY 235Human Growth and Development

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Natural and Physical Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIO 106Basic Anatomy and Physiology

4

or

BIO 201Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab

4

and

BIO 202Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab

4

Total Credit Hours:4

Required General Education Courses

Total Credit Hours:16

Electives

20 additional credits of electives must be selected from the Approved General Education Electives List for an A.A.S. degree or from the following additional list:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACC 121Accounting Principles I

4

ACC 122Accounting Principles II

4

BUS 115Introduction to Business

3

BUS 216Legal Environment of Business

3

BUS 217Business Communication and Report Writing

3

BUS 226Business Statistics

3

CIS 115Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

Total Credit Hours:20

Note: Electives must be selected from the Approved Electives Lists for the AAS degree or from the list of additional courses.

Total Credit Hours: 60

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