Health information technologists, also known as medical coders, analyze medical records, assign codes, and process medical information required by insurance companies. They also protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained. By keeping complete and organized patient records, they also ensure medical practitioners can provide appropriate medical treatment as quickly as possible.
Degree Type: Associate Degree
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Classes offered at Austin Community College.
Highly organized, attention to detail, self-directed, trained in medical records, CPT coding, medical terminology, Medicare, electronic record keeping, auditing, and billing