Coding & Reimbursement [option within Health IT]
Enter a growing field by learning by learning skills critical to today’s healthcare field. Our coding and reimbursement option within the health IT program prepares you for a career managing patient health information and medical records, administering computer information systems, and coding the diagnosis and procedures for health care services.
After completing the coding and reimbursement option within our Health IT program, you’ll receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree.
Program grads will be eligible to take the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) certification exam to become a registered Health Information Technician.
What You’ll Learn
Our instructors will teach you about electronic health records, medical terminology, diagnosis and procedural coding, health informatics, reimbursement methodologies, and more. You’ll also receive hands-on experience with the newest technological healthcare innovations through the AHIMA virtual lab.
Accreditation and Certification Information:
MTC’s Health Information Technology Program is designed to prepare students for this ever-changing and constantly growing field. Within the program, students will cover a wide range of topics including health information management, medical terminology, the electronic health record, computer applications, health informatics, coding, healthcare statistics, healthcare reimbursement, continuous quality improvement, resource management, and legal issues. Students actively work with health information and receive hands-on experience with the newest technological innovations available. The program also provides direct clinical experience in area healthcare facilities.
The Health Information Technology associate degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). CAHIIM can be located at 233 N. Michigan Ave., 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800, ph. 312.233.1100, and through their website: www.cahiim.org
For more information contact:
Christina Manley, MAEd., RHIT
Marion Technical College
The Margie White Director of Health Information Technologies
1467 Mt Vernon Ave.
Marion, Oh 43302
740-389-4636 ext 4105
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