Medical Coding Specialist

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Contact:   Michelle Wellman-Miller, BS, CPC, CEDC, COSC,CEMC,  at 740-364-2256 or mwellman-miller@c-tec.edu 

In partnership with COTC

Prepare for a career as a medical coder. This program provides the coding, medical terminology, and anatomy/physiology skills required to become an entry-level medical coder. Includes ICD-10 CM coding skills for outpatient physical settings, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Level II Healthcare Common Procedure Coding Systems (HCPCS), Medicare fraud/abuse, Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), and Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs).

The Medical Coding Specialist Program is 362 hours and total cost is $4,320.  Click here to see cost breakdown.

Program Start Dates

Medical Terminology and A&P (taken concurrently online)
      September 16 -  December 16, 2021

   Mandatory Classroom Session
September 16, 2021

Medical Coding
January 10 - June 27, 2022

Program Content

 Medical Coding Syllabus
 Medical Terminology Online Syllabus
Anatomy & Physiology Online Syllabus
Medical Terminology CPT, ICD-9 and (ICD – 10) and level II (HCPCS) coding systems
Anatomy & Physiology
Medicare regulations
CPT Coding
Medicare Fraud/Abuse
Medical Coding Guidelines
HMO
Coding of medical services

Credentials Offered

This course will prepare students for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Exam through the American Academy of Professional Coders

 


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