The Inpatient/Outpatient Professional Medical Coding & Billing with Applied PCS (Procedure Coding System)
program is a comprehensive independent study program designed for the individual who would like to work in the healthcare coding and billing industry. The program prepares students to sit for the CCA (AHIMA) and/or CPC (AAPC) certification exams. This 19-module course addresses mastering medical terminology, documentation, confidentiality, ethics, healthcare structure, pharmacology, disease processes, diagnostic coding and healthcare reimbursement. This is a non-credit course. A certificate of completion will be issued to the student upon the completion of the course. 640 Contact Hours.
Students who focus full-time on this program can finish the training in 6-9 months. Part-time students have up to 12 months to finish the program. Students will receive comprehensive technical support throughout the course and full access to online career services, including resume review, reference letters, graduate consultations and other job placement help. This is a non-credit course.
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Length of Program:
Must be completed in 12 months
Call & Register to receive ONE
of the following promotions:
- A Laptop
- An iPad Air
- OR $400 off tuition
To receive the laptop, or iPad, please register for “Free Laptop,” or “Free iPad," and pay $29 for shipping. You must register for this at the same time as signing up for the program. We will not process the promotion or textbook option once the registration has been processed.
To receive $400 off tuition, please call 952-358-8343.
Your program includes study materials in electronic form only.
You can purchase a hard-copy of these materials for $180.00 which includes shipping costs. To receive purchase these materials, please call 952-358-8343.
Payment plans options are available. Students choosing a payment plan are not eligible for promotional materials or discounts.
Students who would like printed copies of the online course readings can receive them for an additional $29 shipping fee. For payment plan information or to request printed copies of the online course readings, please call 952-358-8343.
*Please allow 3 weeks after registration for delivery of your additional textbooks and/or promotional device.
Computer and Internet System Requirements
Active internet connection (High speed/Broadband connection recommended), 800 X 600 minimum resolution (1024 X 768 or higher recommended), Sound card and speakers (Earphones recommended) , Available USB port Software:
Adobe Flash Player (ver. 10 or higher),
Windows Media Player (ver. 10 or higher) or Quicktime Player (ver. 7 or higher),
Microsoft Windows (XP®, Vista®, 7 with latest service pack), Mac OS X (10.4.11 or greater)*
This program includes software tools that are only compatible with Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer 7.x or 8.x.