Professional Medical Billing

Professional Medical Billing, Associate of Applied Science

St. Louis College of Health Careers has a sterling reputation for producing top-notch professionals in the field of medical finance. Graduates from our Medical Billing AAS program develop the skills and versatility needed to perform administrative responsibilities well beyond the scope of the program itself. We instill a firm understanding of ICD-9, CPT, and HCPCS coding, along with an introduction to ICD-10 in each of our students, allowing them to tackle the following with confidence:

  • Maintenance of electronic health records
  • Hospital billing
  • Quality assurance
  • Risk management
  • Medical records
  • Practice management

Additionally, each Medical Billing student is given a broad enough base to serve as a valuable member of any team alongside physicians and healthcare personnel.

Graduate Opportunities

SLCHC produces graduates of exceptional ability and professional readiness. Our students have gone on to succeed in a variety of roles and settings, including:

  • Physician offices
  • Hospitals
  • Managed care organizations
  • Home healthcare agencies
  • Durable medical equipment companies
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Insurance and billing companies

CPC Certification

Upon successful completion of the Professional Medical Billing Associates, graduates are eligible to apply for approval to take a national Certified Professional Coder examination (CPC).

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-records-and-health-information-technicians.ht

Professional Medical Billing Application

Application For Admissions

Semester 1

Course #CourseHoursCredits
BI103Human Biology Theory604
BI103LHuman Biology Lab301
HB303Medical Terminology 453
PS101Psychology453
AH100Professional Development453
MT201Technical Math453

Semester 2

Course #CourseHoursCredits
MOA100MOA Medical Office Procedures453
MOA101MOA Fundamental Skills I Theory453
MOA101LMOA Fundamental Skills I Lab301
MOA102MOA Fundamental Skill II Theory453
MOA102LMOA Fundamental Skill II Lab301
MOA251MOA Externship1603

Semester 3

Course #CourseHoursCredits
SC101Sociology453
ENG101English Composition I453
MT204Pre-Algebra453
PH202Human Pathology and Pharmacology Concepts453
HC101Ethics453

Semester 4

Course #CourseHoursCredits
HM306Legal Aspects of Medical Records453
HM201Electronic Health Records Theory453
HM201LElectronic Health Records Lab301
HM302Reimbursement Methodologies302
HM307Health Information and Practice Management453
EN150Communications453

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