Medical Coding Specialist Technical Diploma
Lakeshore Technical College

Program Details

The online Medical Coding Specialist Technical Diploma prepares students for employment as entry-level coding specialists in health care facilities such as hospitals, clinics, physician practice groups, surgery centers, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare agencies.  Courses teach students to review medical documentation provided by physicians and other health care providers and translate this into numerical codes.  Students also learn to assign and sequence diagnostic and procedural codes using universally recognized coding systems for uses such as payment of health care claims, statistics, and medical research.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Lakeshore Technical College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

ACT/SAT, ACCUPLACER

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Official College Transcript(s)