2022-23 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 17, 2024  
2022-23 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Billing Career Studies Certificate

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Career Studies Certificate

Purpose: This career studies certificate is designed to prepare students to complete medical billing tasks related to claims reimbursement for medical facilities.

Program Objectives: Employers continue to need workers who are knowledgeable in the medical billing field in relation to submitting health claims, resolving claims denials, and posting of payments. Potential entry-level job positions include medical billers, patient access representatives, and professional services claims processors for physician offices, hospitals, and other medical-related businesses.

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college.  

Placement Requirements: Students who do not demonstrate readiness for college-level English will be required to select appropriate EDE 10  or ENG 111 /EDE 11*  coursework in consultation with an advisor.

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