Healthcare Coding Online Diploma Program
The healthcare coding online diploma program gives students a comprehensive understanding of coding principles and standards for an in-demand entry-level position in both inpatient and outpatient settings, including hospitals, physician practices, long-term care, home healthcare, insurance, managed care, and governmental agencies.
Students are eligible to sit for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) upon completion of the program.
Graduates of the program will:
- Assign ICD and CPT codes on inpatient and outpatient records.
- Collect, analyze, and maintain health record content in paper or electronic mediums.
- Apply healthcare billing and reimbursement processes for inpatient and outpatient encounters.
- Create a professional development plan to achieve and maintain certification.
Course Listing (63 Credits)
HT1000D Introduction to Health Information Management and Healthcare
HT2117D ICD Coding and Pathophysiology I with Lab
HT2127D ICD Coding and Pathophysiology II with Lab
HT2130D Current Procedural Terminology Coding with Lab
HT2135D Advanced Coding with Lab
HT2230D Healthcare Reimbursement
HT2300D Healthcare Coding Practicum
ME1140 Medical Terminology for Health Professions
EN1150 Composition I
SC1221 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology with Lab
SC1224D Advanced Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology with Lab
Behavioral/Social Science Elective
CS1201 Juggling College, Life, and Career: Set Up for Success! OR
CS1203 Bridge to Success: Creating Your Future at NAU
CS1301 Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success
CS2086 Career Path Planning
Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.