LCCC Offers For-Credit Medical Coding Certificate

Press Release
Posted November 29, 2017

Lorain County Community College’s Medical Coding Physician Office certificate of completion will be for-credit beginning this spring semester.

Students will experience an in-depth study of the current procedural and diagnosis coding system used by physicians. Content areas of the program include current procedural terminology, international classification of diseases and the healthcare common procedure coding system.

Students will complete practice scenarios and several exams. The objective of the course is to provide a solid foundation in coding principles and to teach students how to use coding manuals properly.

The certificate prepares students to pass either the AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders) or AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) CCS-P professional examinations.

The course will be offered at the Lorain Learning Center this spring and at the Wellington Center in the fall.

For more information, visit http://www.lorainccc.edu/health/medical-coding or call (440) 366-4015.