This program is designed to provide students with the skills and expertise to obtain entry-level positions as a medical biller in outpatient settings with a focus on public health department services and billing procedures. The student will also learn regulations governing how to start and maintain a medical billing department at a small independent practice or a public health department. The Health Information Technology associate program that this certificate is housed under is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). This certificate represents a specialized area within the Health Information Technology field. This is an occupational program typically not designed to transfer; however, the associate program has been articulated to some senior institutions. Please contact a counselor for specific details. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.