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Diploma in Healthcare Coding

A medical coding school online

Diploma in Healthcare Coding If you want to work in an office setting in the healthcare field, this 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.

To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes, and course descriptions, view the . For more information call (800) 209-0182 or visit the Online - Campus campus page.

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

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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