Jun 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook

Medical Coding Technical Certificate


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The Technical Certificate in Medical Coding recipient possesses all the competencies necessary to assume the role of a beginning medical coder for reimbursement in a structured health care setting such as a hospital, extended care facility, home health office, physician’s office or other health care facility. Students are eligible to take the Certified Coding Assistant (CCA) examination given by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) after completion of the certificate program.

Students in the Technical Certificate in Medical Coding must earn a C or better in all classes in the Medical Coding curriculum.

TYPICAL JOBS: Coder for reimbursement in a hospital, physician’s office or other health care facility

Major/Concentration Codes: HIMM-MDTC

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