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Diploma in Healthcare Coding

A medical coding school in Indianapolis

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 Indianapolis 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 (800) 609-1430 or visit the Indianapolis campus page.

Indianapolis Medical Coding School
Indianapolis Medical Coding Course
Indianapolis Medical Coding Program

Associated Careers

*Source: National Center for O*NET Development. O*NET OnLine. www.onetonline.org

  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
  • Medical Assistants

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.

Additional Program Info

Additional HCC Information

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HCC Practicum Information

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Practicum Handbook

 

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Heather Berry – Financial Advisor (staff)

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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 Indianapolis

National American University’s Indianapolis campus has been serving students in the area since 2012. The Indianapolis campus offers the convenience of online classes, or a combination of both online and on ground classes. Students can pursue an associate or bachelor's degree in a wide variety of programs. Located just off of Interstate 465 and Michigan Road on the north side, the Indianapolis campus is easily accessible from all areas of Indianapolis and the surrounding communities.

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