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2017-2018 Catalog


Code: F_AAS_MOBS

Campus: Boulder County Campus

Medical Office and Billing Specialist - Associate of Applied Science Degree

This degree pathway prepares individuals to work in a medical office/billing specialist role in a health care facility. Students learn basic human anatomy, physiology, and disease conditions. Skills are developed in medical account management, computer applications, written communication, medical office procedures, financial management, insurance billing, International Classification of Diseases - 10th (ICD-10) Edition, and Physicians Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding, and transcribing medical reports.  

Requirements

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
HPR 106Law and Ethics for Health Professions

2

HPR 119Computers in Health Care

2

HPR 208Medical Record Terminology

2

MAP 110Medical Office Administration

4

MAP 120Medical Office Financial Management

4

MOT 125Basic Medical Sciences I

3

MOT 133Basic Medical Sciences II

3

MOT 135Basic Medical Sciences III

3

MOT 280Internship

4

MOT 289Capstone

1

Total Credit Hours:28

Electives

17-18 credits of electives must be selected from ONE of the following areas listed below either Accounting/Business OR Customer Service/Coding:

Accounting, Business & more...

Select a minimum of 17 credits from below:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACC 101Fundamentals of Accounting

3

ACC 245Computerized Accounting with a Professional Package

3

BUS 115Introduction to Business

3

BUS 216Legal Environment of Business

3

BUS 217Business Communication and Report Writing

3

BUS 226Business Statistics

3

HPR 101Customer Service in Healthcare

2

MOT 136Introduction to Clinical Skills

2

Total Credit Hours:17-18

Customer Service, Medical Coding & more...

Select a minimum of 18 credits from below:

Course NumberTitleCredits
HIT 105Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement

3

HIT 220ICD Coding I

3

HIT 221ICD Coding II

2

HIT 231ICD Coding III

5

HIT 241CPT Coding Basic Principles

3

 

HPR 101Customer Service in Healthcare

2

or

MOT 136Introduction to Clinical Skills

2

Total Credit Hours:18

General Education Requirements

English

Select one course (3 credits) from below:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I

3

ENG 122English Composition II

3

ENG 131Technical Writing I

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Communication

Select one course (3 credits) from below:

Course NumberTitleCredits
COM 125Interpersonal Communication

3

or

SPA 101Conversational Spanish I

3

or higher

Total Credit Hours:3

Computer Technology

Course NumberTitleCredits
CIS 118Introduction to PC Applications

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MAT 107Career Mathematics

3

or higher

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
PSY 101General Psychology I

3

or higher

Total Credit Hours:3

Required General Education Courses

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 60-61

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