Oct 15, 2019  
2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Coding Certificate


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Division of Health Sciences

Fall Semester Start; Evenings

This program is designed to prepare students in medical records coding in either an inpatient or outpatient setting. This program offers training in medical terminology; inpatient and outpatient medical office administrative practice; pathophysiology and pharmacology for medical coding; medical records management, ICD-CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS coding, coding regulatory issues, medical-legal and ethical issues, computer usage and medical data entry, and insurance and billing practices. It is appropriate for entry-level job candidates, and for those wishing to build on a current skill base in order to make a career change.

Upon successful completion, the Certificate in Medical Coding is awarded.

Program Outcomes

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Admission Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent, or Associate Degree or higher

For more information about the costs of this program and employment opportunities after completion, please visit our gainful employment page: http://www.massbay.edu/gainfulemployment.aspx

credits: 10


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credits: 7


Total Credits: 27


Program Notes


A grade of C or higher is required in all Medical Coding (HL, MR and MO) courses.

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