Medical Coder (CPC)
This course prepares students to code patients’ medical records correctly and optimize reimbursement for a full range of medical services. Students are introduced to several techniques for finding and applying the correct codes in today’s standard coding systems. Topics covered include: current procedural terminology, international classification of diseases, clinical modification, and health care procedure coding system, resource-based relative valve scale, and insurance form preparation for Medicare, Medicaid, Tri-care, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers Compensation. No fault, HMO’s diagnosis-related groups, preer review organizations, and ambulatory patient groups are also covered. This program curriculum provides each student with the opportunity to achieve the knowledge and skills required by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) to be eligible for certification. Upon successful completion of the theory requirements, students will receive a certificate of completion from PMTC and will be assisted with the scheduling of the certification exam. This is an 18 week course.
*Must be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or GED.
*Must have proof of BLS/CPR Certification before Certificate of Completion will be issued.
Tuition: $1,849.00 Down Payment: $400.00
Weekly Payment Plan: 18 Weekly Payments of $84.00
**NOT INCLUDED IN TUITION**
January 22nd - May 22nd, 2024 6PM - 9PM, Mondays & Wednesdays