What is a Medical Coding and Reimbursement Specialist?
The Medical Coding & Reimbursement Program prepares students to work in a physician-based billing and coding function. Students in this program learn to:
- Read medical records
- Apply codes for procedures, services, and diagnoses
- Create claims for physician payment
- Troubleshoot payment programs
What are my career options?
Job opportunities are:
- Physician Office
- Insurance Companies
- Long-term Care Facilities
- Home Health
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
This is a certificate program. Once prerequisites have been completed, the program begins in the Fall and ends the following Spring. Upon graduation, you are eligible to sit for the CPC (Certified Professional Coder) Exam through the AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders).
- Medical Coding
- Medical Coding and Reimbursement Specialist
- Medical Office Insurance Billing and Coding
Length of Program
The program begins in the Fall semester and ends the following Spring semester.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.