If you want to work in an office setting in the healthcare field, the Associate of Applied Science Healthcare coding degree program offered through NAU's school in Lewisville (Dallas metro area) is a good program 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.
- 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.
Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certification exam
This program will transfer into NAU’s Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Technology.
Additional Program Info
Additional HCC Information
- Coding Tips and Tutoring Instructions
- CCA Certification Exam Guide
- CCA Exam Content Outline
- Career Resources
HCC Practicum Information
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National American University’s Lewisville campus is conveniently located in the heart of the Dallas metro area. The Lewisville campus has been serving students in the Northern Dallas area and provides the caring and supportive environment needed to achieve academic success. In addition to its strong business and accounting curriculum, the Lewisville campus offers excellent degree programs in the healthcare field, criminal justice and information technology. The flexibility and convenience of participating in online and on campus classes allows students to earn their degree while maintaining busy lifestyles. Located off of the 121 Tollroad near MacArthur Boulevard, the Lewisville campus is conveniently located in the Village Crossing retail center. More information about Lewisville and the surrounding area is available at the following sites: