Medical Coding Certificate Program

Medical Coding Certificate Program (MDC.CT)


Career Information
Medical coders provide an essential part of managing health information that allows hospitals and physician offices to receive payment for services. Each diagnosis or treatment is assigned a code for which payment may be received. Code assignments are based on coding classification guidelines, federal regulations and sometimes state regulations. In the United States healthcare can be complex and has many components including the clinical side, administrative elements, and governmental oversight. Adequately trained personnel are essential for proper reporting of information to ensure correct reimbursement. Area medical facilities currently seek trained staff with the coding skills necessary to efficaciously meet the financial needs of these institutions. Theory and lab experience will provide the learner with job-readiness skills.

 

Program Information
This certificate prepares students for employment in a variety of areas that require coding expertise. This program is approved by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

 

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Approved by the ACCP IMG The Medical Coding Certificate Program at Camden County College is approved by the Approval Committee for Certificate Programs (ACCP) a joint committee established by AHIMA and AHDI to approve coding certificate programs. AHIMA can be reached at www.ahima.org or at 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800, 312-233-1100.

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