Medical Coding: Professional Services

Medical Coding: Professional Services

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Your career opportunities include working for healthcare organizations, independent clinics, home health care agencies, insurance companies, and auditing firms. Experienced coders may have the opportunity to work from home through their employer or work as independent contractors for coding companies. The region’s leading employers are seeking out our graduates!
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$37,110.00
Award Types: 1-Year Diploma
Total Credit Required to Graduate: 35 (Diploma)

Are you intrigued by the business of healthcare? Are you ready to respond to a higher calling? At Southeast Tech, get to where you want to be in just one year with a Hospital Coding: Professional Services diploma. As a Medical Coding: Professional Services specialist, you’ll work as a professional or physician coder. You’ll review medical documentation, apply coding guidelines and assign codes using nationally recognized coding systems. Codes are used for the purposes of reimbursement, research statistics, and reporting.

You’ll become proficient in the use of professional coding systems and may apply to sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) examination that is sponsored by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). They may also continue their education another year and complete their A.A.S. degree in Medical Coding.

This diploma is also offered as a hybrid program, where students attend classes mostly online along with a class on-campus one night a week.

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Related Programs: Medical Coding is also offered as an Associate Degree, and a Biller Certificate and Coder Certificate are also available.

 
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Award Types: 1-Year Diploma
Total Credit Required to Graduate: 35 (Diploma)

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