CODE. CARE. COMMUNICATION.
The medical coder will gain proficiencies in written and oral communications, as well as word processing, spreadsheet, and database management software programs. Professionalism and flexibility are stressed in the program, as employers are looking for employees who exhibit these characteristics.
Medical Coder specializes in coding patients’ medical information for insurance purposes using the CPT, HCPCS and the ICD 9 / ICD 10 coding system, an international uniform classification system that groups related diagnoses and procedures for use in medical insurance billing and statistical reporting necessary to comply with state and federal regulations. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will receive a certificate or AAS degree.