Medical Coding Program Outcomes

Think critically

Students will evaluate patient reports to determine correct CPT (Current Procedure Terminology), ICD-9 (International Classification of Diseases-9th revision) and HCPCS (Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System) codes. This objective is assessed through testing.

Demonstrate computer and technology proficiency

Students will use an online encoder to look up CPT and ICD-9 codes.

Demonstrate proficiency in content areas

Students will be prepared and qualified to sit for the national American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) exam