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Healthcare Coding Diploma

A healthcare coding school for Ellsworth AFB, SD

A healthcare coding school for Ellsworth AFB, SD

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.

Students in some programs may be required to…

Key Courses

  • ICD Coding & Pathophysiology
  • CPT Coding
  • Healthcare Reimbursement
  • Medical Terminology

Certification/Exam Preparation

Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certification exam

Program Laddering

This program will transfer into NAUā€™s Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Technology.

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