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Diploma in Healthcare Coding

A medical coding school in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area - Bloomington

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 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.

To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes, and course descriptions, view the . For more information call (866) 628-6387 or visit the Bloomington campus page.

Bloomington Medical Coding Training
Bloomington Medical Coding School
Minneapolis Medical Coding Training

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

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HCC Practicum Information

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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.

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