Medical Coding and Reimbursement Specialist | JCTC

Medical Coding and Reimbursement Specialist

Develop professional skills in medical records coding procedures for a variety of healthcare environments.

Program Contact
Kristi Couch, RHIA, CPC, CCA, CHP, CHA
Program Coordinator
(502) 213-2221
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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
student working on a computer

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What are my degree, diploma, and certificate options?

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).

What Else Do I Need to Know?

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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.

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