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 TITLECREDITS
 Fall - Year 1 
Medical Insurance and Reimbursement3
ADSM 1170CPT-43
ICD-9-CM3
HC 1151 Body Structure & Function3
HC 1290Healthcare and Society1
 Credits Fall - Year 113
 Spring - Year 1 
MEDA 2135 Pharmacology3
Applied Medical Terminology2
ADSM 1175ICD 10 - CM3
ADSM 1180ICD 10 - PCS3
HC 2120Diease Conditions3
 Credits Spring - Year 114
 Summer Year 1 
ADSM 1141Intro to Health Information and Delivery Systems3
ADSM 1185Advanced Coding3
ADSM 2100Board Review1
 Credits Summer - Year 1
7
 TOTAL CREDITS34


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Updated: si 5/10/14