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December 15, 2015 Kenneth Colangelo

Business Office Technology: Health Information Technology

Prepares individuals for employment in health-service industries as professional claims processors. Students will become proficient in medical terminology and ICD-10/CPT Coding, as well as acquire software skills necessary for positions in health information technology.

All credits earned may be applied toward an associate in science degree in Business Office Technology: Medical Option.
The Business Office Technology: Medical Option degree transfers to Charter Oak State College’s Health Information Management degree program. Local labor data confirms a positive employment outlook for BOT-related occupational groups including Office Administrative Support and Medical Records and Health Information Technicians[1].[1]Connecticut Department of Labor

Program Coordinator: Candace Carbone

Course #TitleCredits
BIO*115 Human Biology (a) 4
BOT*137 Word Processing Applications (a) ‡ 3
BOT*180 Medical Terminology (a) 3
BOT*181 Medical Coding I (a) 3
BOT*182 Medical Coding II (a) 3
BOT*287 Foundations/Management Medical Insurance (a) 3
BOT*288 Medical Practice Management Software Applications (a) 3
BOT*291 Electronic Health Records (a) 3
ENG*101 Composition (a) 3
ENG*106 Writing for Business (a) 3

(a) Prerequisite and/or co-requisite required.
‡ NOTE: If a student presents evidence of satisfactory completion of two years of high school study or its equivalent, he/she may, with faculty consent, choose to substitute an elective or achieve a passing grade on the course credit exam administered by the College.

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