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Certificate in Medical Coding and Billing

Course Material: Click here for required coding books (different than those for the Combined Certificate, below). The required book for Medical Terminology is The Language of Medicine, by Davi-Ellen Chabner, 11th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0323370813.
Duration of the Program: The program consists of 6 courses; it takes 1 year to complete.
Tuition: $5,000 plus one-time $35 registration fee
Payment Plan: Down payment of $2,635 + 6 payments of $400
Brochures: Fall

Combined Certificate in Outpatient and Inpatient Medical Billing

Program Description:
This program begins with an overview of coding and billing for hospital services. The first course is focused specifically on outpatient coding and billing. The second course covers coding and billing for inpatient services. Students will further develop proficiency in basic coding and billing skills while expanding knowledge of technical services in coding and billing, as well as gain insight into guidelines and principles for facility inpatient and outpatient coding and billing, including assigning ICD-10-CM diagnostic codes, ICD-10-CM procedure codes, and CPT & HCPCS procedure codes in multiple inpatient and outpatient settings.  Students interested in the Combined Certificate in Outpatient & Inpatient Medical Billing must complete all 7 courses below. These courses must be completed in the order listed.  
Duration of the Program:
The program consists of 8 courses; it takes a year to complete.
Course Materials & Software:  Click here for required coding books (different than those for the single certificate, above). The required book for Medical Terminology is The Language of Medicine, by Davi-Ellen Chabner, 11th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0323370813. 
Tuition: $6,000 plus one-time $35 registration fee
Payment Plan: Down payment of $3,035 + 8 payments of $375
Brochures: Fall

Certificate in Medical Interpreter

Program Description:
The Certificate in Medical Interpreter is a 48-hour certificate program in Health Care and Social Services Interpreting. The program covers basic & advanced interpreting skills, medical terminology, Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, cross-cultural communication, memory development and note-taking, intonation makeover for less accented speech and the U.S. healthcare system. By successfully completing this program, the student will meet a key prerequisite of National Certification for Medical Interpreters. Optional 150-hour Shadowing Practicum at one of the NYC area hospitals is available upon successful completion of the 48-hour program.
Duration of the Program: 48-Hour course; 6 or 12 sessions.
Tuition: $1,250 plus one-time $35 registration fee
Payment Plan:
Brochures: Fall



Pharmacy Technician Certificate (PHATECE)

Program Description:
Continuing Education at Hunter College in conjunction with AETERNA LAURUS, INC. will provide a course that prepares students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) and furthermore prepares students to be employed by teaching career development skills and providing an opportunity for externships.

Duration of the Program: •    One 3-hour live class per week for 15 weeks (45 hours of live instruction)
•    155 hours of self-paced learning and assignments
Tuition: $1,295 plus one-time $35 registration fee
Payment Plan: Down payment of $695 + 2 payments of $300



 


 

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