Medical Coding, Certificate of Completion

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Non-Pell Eligible (Students may not use Pell funding for this certificate. Grants may be available. See your advisor.)

Curriculum Code #C204

Effective May 2019

 

The Medical Coder has advanced knowledge of how to accurately report diagnoses and procedure codes through the application of official coding guidelines and the use of current year coding manuals. They will learn to effectively identify, understand, and utilize medical codes as they will be applicable to physician reimbursement in the field of healthcare. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

ALHN 195 Medical Coding for the Physician's Office5

Notes

1. For questions about registration, contact LCCC Enrollment Services.

2. For questions about the course and class schedule, contact Sharon Haas shass@lorainccc.edu

This course prepares students to pass either the AHIMA Certified Coding Associate Certificate or the American Academy of Professional Coders.