Academic Programs

Medical Coding Specialist, Diploma

 

Locations:  Canby, Granite Falls, Jackson, Pipestone,
Worthington and Online.
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Medical Coding Specialists work closely with other health care professionals in coding diagnosis and procedures on patient medical records, analyzing medical records for completeness of documentation, working with insurance companies, and reimbursement procedures.


Prior knowledge of the basic elements of word processing, spreadsheets, databases and document integration, along with the basic concepts of graphics, telecommunications, and the Internet are recommended.


Recommend taking this degree with the Medical Secretary Diploma or the Medical Secretary A.A.S.



COURSE # COURSE TITLE CREDITS
  Fall - Year 1  
Medical Insurance and Reimbursement 3
Introduction to Microcomputers 3
HC 1151  Body Structure & Function 3
Medical Terminology in Healthcare 2
HC 1290 Healthcare and Society 1
  Credits Fall - Year 1 12
  Spring - Year 1  
MEDA 2135  Pharmacology 3
HIMC 1100 CPT-4 3
HIMC 1110 ICD 10 - CM 3
HIMC 1120 ICD 10 - PCS 3
HC 2120 Disease Conditions 3
  Credits Spring - Year 1 15
  Summer Year 1  
HIMC 1140 Intro to Health Information and Delivery Systems 3
HIMC 1130 Advanced Coding 3
HIMC 2125 Board Review 1
  Credits Summer - Year 1
7
  TOTAL CREDITS 34


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Updated: si 4/15/16