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Diploma in Healthcare Coding

A medical coding school in Georgetown

Diploma in Healthcare Coding If you want to work in the medical coding field, the Associate of Applied Science Healthcare coding program offered through NAU's school in Georgetown, TX is a good choice. Healthcare coding professionals are key players in the healthcare workplace, accurately converting disease, injury and procedure descriptions documented in patient records into numeric or alphanumeric codes using coding manuals and encoder software. These codes assist in securing reimbursement for physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers. Healthcare organizations also use coded data for quality management, planning, marketing, and other administrative and research activities. Healthcare coding professionals spend their days analyzing patient charts to assign these codes and ensure that the healthcare providers they work for are properly reimbursed for their services.

To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes, and course descriptions, view the . For more information call (888) 628-8392 or visit the Georgetown campus page.

Georgetown Medical Coding Course
Georgetown Medical Coding School
Georgetown Medical Coding Program

Key Courses

  • ICD Coding & Pathophysiology
  • CPT Coding
  • Healthcare Reimbursement
  • Medical Terminology

Students in some programs may be required to take online classes and attend classes at different locations.

Certification Exam

Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certification exam

Program Laddering

This program will transfer into NAU’s Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Technology.

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" I chose NAU because I was excited to see an educational opportunity in my own backyard and I was thrilled that I do not have to travel far. I can still work, go to school, and stay in my neighborhood was a huge plus for me. I like the idea of distance learning, so that I can study at my own place and in my own time. I feel like the faculty at NAU really care about their students. " Harmon Kruzie (Georgetown student)

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To read disclosure information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information, select the type of student that best describes you.


About Georgetown, TX

National American University's Georgetown campus is located in the county seat of Williamson County, Texas and serves the central Texas region as well as online students from across the state. Opened in March 2011, the campus offers a blend of on- campus and online courses. With a prime location just off of Interstate 35 in the beautiful Wolf Ranch Town Center shopping area, Georgetown serves students of all ages and backgrounds. Featuring degree programs in a wide range of areas such as Business, Accounting, IT, Allied Health, and Criminal Justice, the campus offers the flexibility of blended programs that students want while still providing the personal, caring support that students need. Williamson County is one of the fastest growing in Texas, and the Georgetown campus and its staff are excited to be a true community partner dedicated to providing the educational foundation for continued growth.

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