Medical Coding Specialist (1,358 Hours)
Become a Certified Professional Coder (CPC-A). Medical coding is a critical part of the medical office industry as submitting the appropriate reimbursement into the medical practice. This career major provides the knowledge and skills to enter into the medical billing and coding career. Instruction includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, procedural coding, diagnostic coding, insurance and electronic health record as well as analyzing medical records for correct code assignments. Drug Screen required before clinical rotation. Prerequisite: High school diploma or GED; AHA BLS Provider CPR & AHA First aid, OSBI Background Check not more than 30 days old (Name Based, Sex Offender & Violent Offender) Two Step TB Skin Test not more than 6 months old. Background checks and test may have to be repeated to complete the course.
Students must maintain 24 hours per week attendance requirement. Clinical component scheduled per instructor. Days and hours will vary.
Introduction to Computers
Word and Excel for the Medical Office
Administrative Medical Assisting
Basic Anatomy I & II
Electronic Health Record
Healthcare Provider CPR & First Aid
Medical Office Specialist Internship