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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Medical Insurance Coding Specialist, Certificate


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Learning Outcomes


  • Assign codes using diagnosis and procedural coding manuals.
  • Demonstrate the importance of medical documentation and coding
  • Apply medico-legal knowledge to identify and respond to issues of confidentiality.
  • Prepare for successful completion of national certification exam through the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC).

Requirements


Important Notes


  • This information does not substitute for meeting with a faculty adviser.
  • Students must achieve a cumulative 2.0 GPA and achieve a 2.0 in each clinical course and pass required competencies to graduate with their associate degree.
  • Not all classes are offered every quarter or at night.

Prerequisites


  • Basic keyboarding knowledge recommended.
  • Instructor permission.
  • Some classes have entry requirements not listed here.
  • Medical Insurance Coding Specialist only: Instructor permission required and experience in a medically related program encouraged.

Total Professional-Technical Courses: 35 credits


Total Supporting Courses: 5 Credits


Total Related Instruction Courses: 15 Credits


Total Program Credits: 55 Credits


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