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Medical Coding

Overview

Health Science Workshops: Nov 6-27, 2018. Workshops to help students with the requirements and admissions process for all Health Science programs. See locations.

The Medical Coding certificate prepares students to perform medical diagnosis and procedural coding in an outpatient or ambulatory health care setting. The courses taken to meet requirements for the Medical Coding certificate also prepare a student to continue into the Health Information Management degree program in an 1 + 1 option.

Work Settings

Medical coders work primarily in an office setting. However, coding may be performed at home through use of a secure Internet connection. Working from one’s home is however usually reserved for employees who have gained experience by working in the office for a period of time

Credentialing Requirements

Upon successful completion of the Medical Coding Certificiate Program, the DPC graduate may apply to take the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam. Successful completion of the exam allows the certificate graduate to use the CCA credential. For more details on the CCA exam process, please see the AHIMA website.

Location

Starting Fall 2019, the Medical Coding Certificate will be offered via distance education utilizing the internet and computer technology. Zoom technology will be used in the Coding Classes to enhance student learning. Medical Terminology may be be offered on campus in addition to the distance education offering.

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Admission Requirements

Health Science Workshops: Nov 6-27, 2018. Workshops to help students with the requirements and admissions process for all Health Science programs. See locations.

Medical Coding Admission Information

Medical Coding Admission Information

Applications required for the Medical Coding Program

RSCC Application - Steps 1 and 2 are required for admission to the College and Allied Health Sciences programs.

Allied Health Sciences Application Information

Program Costs

Roane State Tuition & Fees
All tuition and fees are subject to change by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

* Program courses that are taken in an online format are subject to a distance education fee. A Specialized Allied Health Science Fee of $25 per credit hour will be applied to all Allied Health Science courses. See Tuition and Fees link above.

Books, Supplies and Additional Program Expenses

Visit the bookstore for book titles and prices.

Student membership to AHIMA $49.

Faculty & Staff

April M Insco
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4922
Program Director, RHIA, CSS

 

Health Sciences Admission Advisor
Michael Burtch
(865) 354-3000, ext. 4705
hsnadmissions@roanestate.edu

Gainful Employment Information

Contact: 

April M Insco • (865) 354-3000 ext. 4922 • Click name for email address

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