The Physician Coding certificate will teach students the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding system utilized to submit claims for reimbursement for physician services and procedures. Students will explore basic anatomy, pharmacology, medical terminology, CPT coding conventions, guidelines, legal concepts related to coding, and reimbursement methodologies. The Physician Coding certificate includes hands-on practice with coding exercises and scenarios providing learners the confidence and skills needed to enter the coding profession. 

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Certificate Requirements

Field of Study Code: HIT.CER.PCOD

HLTHS 1110Biomedical Terminology3
HIT 1301Anatomy and Pharmacology for Medical Coders and Billers3
HIT 1302Introduction to Diagnostic Coding3
HIT 1401CPT Coding for Physician Office (Second Semester)4
HIT 1402Legal and Ethical Concepts for Medical Coders and Billers3
HIT 1403Revenue Cycle Management3
Total Credits19