If you want to work in the medical coding field, the diploma program in Healthcare Coding offered through NAU's school in Minneapolis (Bloomington) 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.
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- Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
- Medical Assistants
- 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.
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About Minneapolis / Bloomington
National American University’s Bloomington campus is conveniently located across from the Mall of America. The Bloomington campus has been serving students in the Twin Cities area since 1997, and is a perfect location for students who want the convenience of shopping, transportation, jobs and entertainment. In addition to its strong business and information technology curriculum, the Bloomington campus offers excellent degree programs in medical assisting, paralegal studies, and pharmacy technician. Located in the Metro Office Park, directly across from Minneapolis St. Paul International airport, the Bloomington campus is easily accessible from Interstate 494 and Highway 77. It is one of four convenient NAU campuses in the Twin Cities area.