HEALTH CARE REIMBURSEMENT CERTIFICATE

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HEALTH CARE REIMBURSEMENT CERTIFICATE

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Program Description

The Health Care Reimbursement Certificate prepares students for employment as medical billers and coders in medical offices, clinics, hospitals and other medical facilities. Students in this online certificate program learn analysis of medical records and the assigning of codes for indexing diagnoses and procedures to provide information for reimbursement purposes.

The successful completion of this online health care certificate prepares students for national certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders exam, as well as the American Health Information Management Association coding exam.

Courses (30 Credits)

Major Requirements

  • Mathematics in Health Care
  • Introduction to Academic Writing or Business Communications
  • Computer Business Applications or Medical Office Technology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Professional Skills for the Workplace
  • Administrative Procedures I
  • Human Diseases
  • Administrative Procedures II
  • Medical Coding
  • Outpatient Health Care Reimbursement

Refer to the UAF Catalog for the full list of course requirements.

Cost Breakdown
Tuition Fees Other Expenses
$175-$234/credit $6/credit UA Facilities Fee $40 Application Fee
$9/credit UA Network Fee $50 Graduation Fee
$50/credit UAF Consolidated Fee Costs for course materials will vary.

Estimated Cost of Program Based on Current Rates: $8,175

For more about UAF costs, visit our Financial Aid website.

Where Graduates Pursue Careers
  • Private Medical and Dental Practices
  • Group Practices
  • Clinics
  • Corporations
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance Companies
  • Armed Forces
  • Consulting Companies
  • Rural Settings

Explore more related careers and salaries at the University of Alaska Career Coach.

Admissions Requirements

Students entering this accounting certificate program are expected to have basic computer skills. If you’re concerned about this requirement, ask your advisor about enrolling in Computer Business Applications (CIOS F150).

General UAF requirements for a certificate can be found here.

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