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Medical Billing Micro-Credential

Medical Billing Micro-CredentialThe Medical Billing micro-credential will allow students to identify and navigate the healthcare reimbursement for services.  Medical billers apply the codes from the medical coders to billing system, so insurers and patients are correctly invoiced. Attention to detail is important to avoid rejected claims or overcharging.  Knowledge of the health plans, payer types, and healthcare regulations requires highly specialized professionals.  Medical billers are vital for the financial health of the business of medicine for physicians and provider organizations.  Managing the claims through the revenue cycle process is key to being successful.

What can you do with this micro-credential?

After your micro-credential, you have the opportunity to take the national certification exam.  Once certified, you become a valuable and in-demand professional qualified to work in any healthcare setting such as a physician office, ambulatory surgery center, health system, hospital, billing companies, clearing houses or even from home. 

What classes are needed for this micro-credential? 

  • Biological and Medical Terminology
  • Healthcare Billing
  • Advanced Healthcare Billing

What is a micro-credential?

A micro-credential is a group of activities or projects that provide specific development of career critical skills. The digital badge is a web-based artifact that conveys your completion of the micro-credential, similar to how a diploma represents your degree completion.    

Credly by PearsonStudents who complete the coursework for a micro-credential in medial coding and billing are also able to earn a digital badge from Credly to demonstrate specific competencies gained for employability and advancement.

Contact Information:

OSU-OKC Healthcare Management LogoDr. Cindy Akkerman, MBA, MBA-HCM, CPC, CPB, CPPM, CRC, CPC-I
OSU-OKC Healthcare Administration Department Head
Office: 405.945.6797

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OSU-OKC is an AAPC education provider.