Healthcare Administration, Billing & Coding, Associate of Applied Science2019-07-25T16:54:25-10:00

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Medical Billing and Coding

Associate Degree Program

Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) - Healthcare Admin, Billing & Coding

Take control of your future with a degree in Medical Billing and Coding.   Are you interested in expanding your working knowledge of the healthcare industry? If so, the Hawaii Medical College Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Healthcare Administration Billing & Coding is now available for you!

  • Gain great coding skills for both inpatient (hospital) and outpatient care offices
  • Prepare for the Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS) examination with the National Healthcareer Association
  • Real world training in Professional Communication, Response and Leadership

The AAS degree for Healthcare Administration Billing and Coding is designed to prepare students with the appropriate general education (minimum, high school diploma) and didactic theory for advancing their knowledge and skills to pursue new opportunities in their current healthcare field. Day and Evening classes are available for this program.

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Our degree program will advance your knowledge and skills in the healthcare field through three areas of professional development:

Professional Communication

  • Speech
  • Writing
  • Therapeutic Communication

Professional Response

  • Local Considerations
  • Sociology
  • Alternative Cultural Considerations

Professional Leadership

  • Healthcare Management
  • Understanding the Charts and Reports
  • Managing the Data
  • Understanding the Cultural Reactions
  • Solving Problems and Creating Solutions
These areas will help you increase opportunities for employment and/or advancement in your career path. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Healthcare Administration, Billing & Coding combines clinical lab-based education with traditional classroom learning.

  • Independent billing companies
  • Clinical billing and/or coding departments
  • Hospital billing and/or coding departments
  • Private physician practices
  • Insurance providers
  • Career Preparation
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Word Processing Applications (Microsoft Word)
  • Spreadsheet Applications (Microsoft Excel)
  • Medical Insurance Billing (Professional & Institutional)
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathophysiology
  • CPT & HCPCS Level II Coding
  • ICD-10-CM Coding
  • Hospital Billing
  • Customer Service
  • NHA CEHRS – Certification Exam Preparation
  • NHA CBCS – Certification Exam Preparation
  • AAPC CPC – Certification Exam Preparation
  • Internship/Practicum 225 Hours
  • Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) with the National Healthcareer Association
  • Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) with the National Healthcareer Association
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with the American Academy of Professional Coders

The degree program is comprised of 92 credits with 1125 credit hours. The length of this program is 22-24 months, now available in both day and evening classes.

  • Word Processing Applications (Microsoft Word)
  • Spreadsheet Applications (Microsoft Excel)
  • Medical Terminology
  • Advanced Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Insurance Billing w/ Medical Management Software
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Customer Service Certification
  • Career Preparation
  • Coding Level I : CPT Coding
  • Coding Leve II: Advanced CPT Coding
  • Coding Level III: ICD-10-CM Level 1
  • Coding Level IV: ICD-10-CM Level 2
  • AAPC Certification Preparation
  • Internship/Practicum 225 Hours
  • Therapeutic Communication
  • Complementary & Alternative Healing Med
  • Healthcare Management
  • Health Information Management
  • Composition in Healthcare I
  • Composition in Healthcare II
  • Speech in Healthcare
  • Critical Thinking in Healthcare
  • Sociology
  • American History
  • Math for Professionals
  • Applied Psychology in Healthcare
According to the the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the outlook in the field of medical records and health information technicians (which includes medical billers and coders) is expected to increase by 21% between 2010 and 2020.

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Program Units Average Cost
Healthcare Administration, Billing & Coding AAS 92 $28,575.00