Certificate of Proficiency | 760 Clock Hours
Academic and Career Advising
This non-credit training program prepares students to pass the National Medical Coding Certification Exam (CPC-A) and work in outpatient medical coding areas of hospitals, larger medical clinics, medical supply companies and doctors’ offices. It provides basic clerical training in computer concepts, Internet, e-mail, word basics, medical terminology, insurance billing, medical accounting/patient scheduling software, outpatient coding, (CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS), HIPAA Certification and spreadsheets. Emphasis is placed on customer service relations. This curriculum includes an 80-hour cooperative externship at a medical facility billing and/or coding department.
For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/and enter the following O*Net code(s):
- 29-2071.00 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
- 43-3021.02 Billing Cost and Rate Clerk
Total Program/Course Fees
Tuition and student fees: https://www.slcc.edu/satts/cost-financial-aid.aspx
Please visit the program website for up-to-date cost information.
Program Entry Requirements
Prospective students must have been assessed (TABE) within 90 days prior to enrollment: