Career College of Northern Nevada

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Health Information Management

An Associate of Occupational Studies Degree in Health Information Management is designed to provide you with a variety of skills necessary for gaining entry-level employment in a doctor’s office, hospital or other facility. Throughout the Health Information Management program, students focus on developing customer service and professional skills. Possible career paths include: Insurance Billing and Coding, Medical Collections, Medical Records Technician, Physician Credentialing as well as Quality and Improvement Assurance.

(Associate of Occupational Studies Degree: 18 months/72 weeks)

What’s a Health Information Technician?

A Health Information Technician works with patients on the phone as well as in person; with the ability to perform medical hospital billing and coding, medical transcription, front office and customer service duties and employment of Microsoft Office applications. The Health Information Technician also has a thorough understanding of specific coursework such as anatomy and physiology.

Medical Health Information Technicians handle electronic health records, patient records and government insurance programs.

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