Program Goals and Outcomes

Medical billing and coding goals and outcomes

The Medical Billing and Coding Career Diploma Program helps you learn the skills necessary to pursue a career working in the healthcare industry.

Medical Billing and Coding

Career Diploma 14-18 mo As low as $59/mo
800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

To prepare students for an entry-level career as a medical coder.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Apply CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS coding guidelines to identify diagnoses, procedures, and patient medical records
  • Identify the procedures for patient record retrieval and reimbursement
  • Explain the role of a medical coder as a liaison between the health clinician and billing offices
  • Apply computer and information literacy skills using electronic health records software
  • Identify terms, facts, methods, procedures, concepts, theories, principles, and processes within medical billing and coding scenarios
  • Classify relationships among data and items within medical billing and coding scenarios
  • Recognize laws and theories, including issues relating to ethics and confidentiality
  • Calculate solutions to mathematical problems related to reimbursement and medical mathematics
  • Interpret information to make proper coding decisions
  • Review basic written and workplace communication skills

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