Learn to record, integrate, and report patient data securely through classroom and practical experiences with specialized computer applications. The Health Information Technology A.A.S. prepares you to manage patient data in a diverse range of health care settings. Certificates in Medical Coding and Medical Billing may be applied toward the A.A.S. in Health Information Technology. The Medical Billing Certificate leads to credentialing as a Certified Professional Biller. The Medical Coding Certificate prepares you for certification exams.
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Information about the chair
Contact InformationPhone: 917-499-7122
Title(s): Curriculum Chair, Medical Billing and Coding
Department/Division: School of Health Careers
- Certificate program
- MCB 120
- 2015 Mentor of the year award, NYHIMA
Program Learning Outcome
About Westchester Community College
Nearly 33% of Westchester Community College students receive some form of financial aid. Financial Aid is available to students who qualify. In addition, the Westchester Community College Foundation offers $1.6 million in scholarships annually.
The Westchester Community College Athletic Department sponsors thirteen different intercollegiate athletic teams in various sports. The roster of sports offered includes Men’s Baseball, Women's Softball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Bowling, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's and Women's Track and Field, Men’s Soccer, and Women’s Volleyball. Visit the Vikings Athletics website for schedules, reports, and more.
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Program Approval Statement
The Westchester Community College medical coding program is approved by the AHIMA Professional Certificate Approval Program. This designation acknowledges the coding program as having been evaluated by a peer review process against a national minimum set of standards for entry-level coding professionals. This process allows academic institutions to be acknowledged as offering an approved coding certificate program.
“Value for Students” Statement
The AHIMA Professional Certificate Approval Program designation:
- Identifies specialized programs that meet established coding educational standards
- Stimulates improvement of educational standards through faculty development opportunities, and by involving faculty and staff in program evaluation and planning
- Promotes an understanding of the goals of professional coding education
- Provides reasonable assurance that practitioners possess the necessary job skills upon entry into the profession
February of 2019 – February of 2022 with annual interim approval during these years.
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