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Diploma in Healthcare Coding

A medical coding school in the Dallas metro area - Richardson

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 Richardson (Dallas metro area) 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 (800) 548-0605 or visit the Richardson campus page.

Richardson Texas Medical Coding Course
Richardson Texas Medical Coding School
Dallas Medical Coding Course

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.

Gainful Employment Disclosures

To read disclosure information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information, select the type of student that best describes you.


About Richardson

National American University’s Richardson campus is located in Dallas County, Texas. Richardson is an inner suburb just north of Dallas. Opened in September 2011, the campus offers online classes in the areas of Accounting, Business, Criminal Justice, Allied Health, IT, Management, and Organizational Leadership. The campus is located in the Promenade Center connected to the BBVA Compass building. Dallas County is now the ninth most populous county in the United States. The campus is continuing to grow thanks to our dedicated staff prepared to serve our students. More information about Richardson and the surrounding area is available at the following sites:

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