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AHEA 104 Introduction to Billing and Coding • 5 Cr.


Introduces Medical Billing & Coding procedures including insurance coverage, terminology, payment systems, legal and ethical issues, healthcare compliance, and collections, and common coding systems such as ICD and CPT. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better. Successful completion of AHE 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, HLTH 145 and BTS 161 with a C or better at BC; or permission of instructor.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Define terminology, abbreviations, coding systems, and billing structures related to medical billing & coding
  • Define and apply concepts of ethical billing & coding practice
  • Use common billing & coding systems
  • Apply basic coding procedures to common billing situations
  • Apply communication strategies to interact with insurance companies, patients and providers



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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000