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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Medical Coding Specialist Certificate


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This certificate degree program will prepare the student to become a specialist in Medical Coding. The Medical Coding Specialist will review patients' records and assign alphanumeric codes for each diagnosis and procedure codes performed by the medical provider. Through detailed instruction including professional practicum experience, the student will possess the expertise in ICD10 and CPT coding systems and will gain knowledge in medical terminology, disease processes and pharmacology. Student may sit for National Credentialing testing with AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) or AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders).

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