Courses in the program include ICD-10-CM diagnostic coding, ICD-10-PCS procedural coding, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding, and coding practicum which are 提供虚拟/混合或地面. 医疗计费课程是在线提供的.
The well-rounded curriculum will prepare the graduate f或者是 workforce toward a successful new career path in diverse health care settings to include but not limited to hospitals, physician offices, behavioral health facilities, skilled-nursing facilities, home health organizations, hospice care, health plan payers and research organizations.
Lauren Gordon graduated from 十大娱乐彩票平台 in May with a coding specialist certificate and credits her thorough education to securing a great job before graduation.
Gordon had worked as a waitress and aspired to have a career in the medical field. She enrolled at 十大娱乐彩票平台-Penn谷 in January 2018, attended classes in the evening and took a few online classes throughout the program.
"I chose 十大娱乐彩票平台 because it's affordable, has locations throughout the city that were convenient for me and the online classes accommodated my busy schedule" Gordon said.
The Coding Certificate Program prepares students f或者是 national Certified Professional 程序员(CPC)考试. In the program, students not only learn how to properly assign diagnosis codes and procedure codes for both inpatients and outpatients, they also learn anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and medical billing.
Attending 十大娱乐彩票平台 was a positive experience for her, especially with instructors like Matthew Patterson who not only prepared students f或者是 CPC exam but also worked with students to make sure they were well-trained for a career in medical coding.
"The teachers are always willing to work with you and make sure that you fully understand 主题，”戈登说. “它们让你为现实生活中的工作环境做好准备 真心希望你能成功."
Patterson said, "Lauren entered the program with some medical office experience. 甚至 before Gordon passed her CPC exam she was able to take the information she learned 并将其应用到她的工作中. Many times this resolved outstanding billing issues the resulted in the medical office being reimbursed."
With her education from 十大娱乐彩票平台 and a certified professional coder certificate in hand, Gordon has hit the ground running and is now enjoying her new career at Wound Care 再加上李的峰会.
Coding professionals are employed in diverse healthcare settings such as physician practices, clinics, outpatient facilities, and hospitals. 拥有编码证书 indicates knowledge in medical coding, billing, auditing, compliance, and practice 管理.
Many coding positions are remote but understand that initially you may start out at a facility so your productivity and proficiency can be monitored before you are able 远程工作.
There are prerequisites required f或者是 program that must be completed for consideration 承兑. The 编码专员证书 Program is a one-year certificate program where upon graduation the student is eligible to sit f或者是 Certified Professional AAPC提供的编码员(CPC)认证考试.
Some courses taught in the 编码专员证书 Program can be applied toward the 健康信息管理 Program should the student desire to continue their 努力获得大学学位.
There is an application process 承兑 to the program beyond the standard 十大娱乐彩票平台入学申请. There are prerequisites required f或者是 program that must be completed for consideration 承兑.
This is a two semester program offering early evening, virtual and online classes 从一月份开始. The program accepts approximately 25 students per class.
Complete all required prerequisite courses to include:
Download the program application packet and follow the directions carefully. 一定 记下所有的项目要求.
For consideration f或者是 spring start date the student will be contacted in December advising the student if they were accepted into the program. 如果学生还在 in the process of obtaining their prerequisite courses, DO 在申请截止日期前申请.
The acceptance letter will be sent once the final grades f或者是 prerequisite courses 发布. Students accepted into the program will work directly with the program 协调者决定下一步. 未被录取的学生应该 联系 学生辅导部 或者是 健康科学研究所 确定下一步的步骤.
参观 MoSCORES网站 for information on 十大娱乐彩票平台's programs, including length, credit hours, and wage and employment data. 搜索 都会社区学院. Note: The historical data listed is informational and can vary based on the number of credit hours students earn, local wage conditions and other factors.
*Unless student indicates they are employed, this is unknown
|$3,327.50 - 3,448.50
|$6,517.50 - 6,754.50
|$8,800.00 - 9,120.00
|$500.00 - 800.00
Total approximate cost of the 编码专员证书 Program (in-district):