Name: Dr. Melanie Lawson
Role: Executive Director
Phone: 713-313-7762
Email: lawson_mw@tsu.edu

Name: William J. Hamilton
Role: Programs Coordinator
Phone: 713-313-7489
Email: hamiltonwj@tsu.edu

Medical Billing & Coding Specialist

This certificate course is intended train individuals to be responsible for the collection of physician charges and patient data to ensure that claims are submitted to insurance carriers accurately and in the most efficient and expeditious manner. Additionally, Medical Coding Specialists determine codes for physician procedures and diagnosis. This training course also meets the identified workforce needs and provides the student with skills and/or knowledge that will be useful for their lives or careers.

Admission Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Driver License or State ID

Course Contact Hours: 180hrs + Clinical Externship

Clinical Externship hours: 160 hours

Tentative Course Schedule: Monday-Thursday 6pm-10pm (13 week course starting April 28, 2014)

Student Tuition: $1799 per Student (Book not Included)

For more information, please contact Program Coodinator William Hamilton at (713) 313-7489.
 
Please read the following refund policy as to regards for a refund for a course.

Refund Policy

Texas Southern University reserves the right to change or cancel courses at anytime if the predetermined minimum enrollment is not attained.  Notification of changes and cancellations will be made by email or telephone. In the event that a course for which you have registered is cancelled, you may transfer to another course or receive a full refund.  Furthermore, a Full Refund can only be awarded if a student withdraws five business days prior to the first class meeting date or, as previously stated,  if the class is cancelled.  There are no partial refunds.  Please allow up to 10-14 business days for the refund to process.  

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