Medical coding is a vital part of healthcare administrative transactions. Providers must accurately code procedures in order to receive appropriate compensation from insurance providers and patients. Learn the skills you need to perform this key function with a Technical Diploma in Medical Coding Specialist online.
Professionals who understand the universal numeric coding system for medical services can assist with healthcare claims payments, medical statistics, and research. In addition to a wide range of healthcare office settings, graduates of this online medical coding program can find employment in consulting firms, insurance companies, medical software companies, government agencies, and more.
Courses explore topics including:
- Foundations of healthcare information management
- Human disease for the health professions
- CPT coding
- Healthcare revenue management
- ICD diagnosis and procedure coding
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Northwood Technical College is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score