Certificate of Achievement in Medical Coding Specialist
Santa Barbara City College

Program Details

Santa Barbara City College offers the online Certificate of Achievement in Medical Coding Specialist. This certificate will train and educate students to:

  • Abstract health data from medical records, assign a code to each diagnosis and procedure documented in the patient’s record.
  • Demonstrate competence in the use of computerized encoders and groupers.
  • Explain the relationship between accurate coding and reimbursement.
  • Design and implement a coding monitoring program to ensure coding quality and reduce fraud and abuse.
  • Prepare a casemix analysis for health care facilities/providers.
  • Apply ethical coding principles. 

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Santa Barbara City College is accredited by:

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

ACT/SAT, Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Restricted States

Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Utah