Name: Dr. Melanie Lawson
Role: Executive Director
Name: William J. Hamilton
Role: Programs Coordinator
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.
Course Contact Hours: 180hrs + Clinical Externship
Clinical Externship hours: 160 hours
Tentative Course Schedule: Monday-Thursday 6pm-10pm (13 week course starting September 8, 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.
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.