Program Overview

Ability to work independently and under pressure, attention to detail, organizational skills, and able to implement Federal and State compliance laws and regulations are essential qualities in a medical coder.

Program Requirements

Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 18 units Units
BIOL 130 Human Biology 3 units
MEDA 100 Introduction to Medical Assisting 3 units
MEDA 110 Medical Terminology 3 units
MEDA 160 Medical Insurance Procedures 3 units
MEDA 164 CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) Beginning Coding 1 unit
MEDA 165 CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) Intermediate Coding 1 unit
MEDA 166 CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) Advanced Coding 1 unit
MEDA 167 ICD (International Classification of Diseases)-10-CM (Clinical Modification) Beginning Coding 1 unit
MEDA 168 ICD (International Classification of Diseases)-10-CM (Clinical Modification) Intermediate Coding 1 unit
MEDA 169 ICD (International Classification of Diseases)-10-CM (Clinical Modification) Advanced Coding 1 unit
Total Required Units: 18

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