The 25-credit Hospital Coding Specialist Certificate program is an effective, time efficient way to gain skills necessary to enter or advance in the hospital coding field. Students in the program learn medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, insurance claims and the nomenclature and classification systems utilized in health record coding.
The following courses comprise the Hospital Coding Specialist Program:
|MED 105||Medical Terminology||3|
|BIO 115||Human Biology||4|
|MED 200||Illness and Disease||3|
|HRS 101||Insurance Reimbursement & Billing Procedures||3|
|HRS 104||Coding Procedures I||3|
|HRS 105||Coding Procedures II||3|
|HRS 106||Compliance Basics in Medical Coding||3|
|HRS 107||Evaluation and Management Auditing||3|
A minimum grade of “C” or better is required in each course. A minimum grade of C+ is required in all science courses.
- Online Application
- Official High School or GED Transcript
- Official College Transcripts (if applicable)
- English Placement Test
Start Date: Generally the students begin this program in September. However, students can begin in January on a part-time basis if all admission requirements are complete.