Coding Competency - Two Year Certificate
The Coding Competency Two Year Certificate includes the coursework of Medical Billing Specialist Two Year Certificate, with additional instruction in ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. With this certificate, a student is prepared for an entry-level position as a medical coder in a hospital, clinic, or medical office. Opportunities to work from home are becoming more common.
A Medical Coder analyzes medical records (history and physical reports, lab results, x-ray reports, treatment plans, etc.) and assigns codes which classify diagnoses and procedures, while applying the principles of professionalism and ethical conduct.
For details and course requirements see:
Coding Competency - Two Year Certificate of Completion (Online Catalog)
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