The Medical Coding Diploma program is designed to prepare students to work specifically with the medical reimbursement process. The program has been developed to assist students in becoming knowledgeable in the basics of health insurance, compliance issues for insurance carriers, basic coding, and an overview of the roles and responsibilities of a medical coder.
No prerequisites required; however, knowledge of medical terminology and/or experience in a medical office or care facility is highly recommended.
Medical coding is one of the fastest growing opportunities in health care. Continuous changes in the medical billing and coding industry have created an incredible demand for those trained in this area. Students completing this program will have entry-level employment opportunities as medical billers, medical coders, or other health insurance-related positions in a wide variety of medical settings including, but not limited to:
- Physician Practices
- Chiropractic Offices
- Nursing Facilities
- Insurance Companies
- Billing Service Companies
For specific information contact the Career and Internship Center or the NIACC Business Division.