Hospital Coding codes differ significantly from that of a professional doctor’s office. Medical Coding for Hospitals program prepares you take the CPC-H exam offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders. Given that Hospital Coding is a crucial element of incoming revenue, most hospitals require at least 1-2 years experience before hiring an individual. Therefore, this program is only offered to students who have had prior billing experience.

Class Duration / Hours
Certificate Program: 15 Weeks / 425 Hours
Classes begin every Monday
Flexible Class Schedules during Business Hours

Text Courses
Hospital Coding
CCS Certification Preparation

Course Topics
Advanced Coding – ICD-10 (Diagnosis)
CPT (Procedures)
HCPCS (Level II Procedures)
Medical Laws & Ethics (HIPAA)

Prerequisites
H.S. Diploma, GED, or passing score on an Ability-to-Benefit Examination
Minimum 1 year of prior coding experience
Previous Medical Billing/Coding/Admin for Physicians Program passing 80% or better