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Diploma in Healthcare Coding

A medical coding school in the Omaha metro area - Bellevue, Nebraska

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 Omaha (Bellevue) 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 (402) 972-4250 or visit the Bellevue campus page.

Omaha Medical Coding School
Nebraska Medical Coding School
Omaha Medical Coding Training

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.

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HCC Practicum Information

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“I feel like I am able to communicate on a personal level with each student about the curriculum and subject matter. National American University has an absolutely fabulous online learning platform that makes it very easy to facilitate a powerful learning environment where students can increase knowledge and skills. I view my position as being able to facilitate this learning and guide students down the path that will lead to the most success for them.”
Rebecca Lyn Williford – Instructor (faculty)

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About Omaha, Nebraska (Bellevue Campus)

National American University’s Bellevue campus is conveniently located in the heart of the Omaha metro area. The Bellevue campus has been serving students in Nebraska since fall 2011, and is considered one of NAU’s premier campus locations. In addition to its strong business and health care curriculum, the Bellevue campus offers excellent degree programs in information technology, medical assisting, and criminal justice. Located at the intersection of Highway 370 and 36th Street in Bellevue, the campus is convenient to anywhere in the metro area and surrounding communities.

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