Contact Information

Nashville College of Medical Careers

1556 Crestview Drive
Madison, TN 37115

Phone: 615-868-2963
Email: nashvillecollege@bellsouth.net

Medical Coding Specialist

Course Outline

  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy Physiology
  • Medisoft
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Medical Coding I
  • Medical Coding II
  • Medical Coding III
  • Medical Coding IV
  • Medical Coding V
  • Medical Coding VI
  • Keyboarding
  • Externship

Course Objective

medical secretary trainingThe Medical Coding Specialist program is designed to provide specialized training in medical coding and billing. The main focus of the program is to enlighten the student in ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS coding and in legal and ethical issues filing insurance claims. The course of study begins with an introduction to Insurance Coding followed by an intense study of Medical Office, Anesthesia, Surgery, Medicine, Pathology and Radiology coding. Once the classroom studies are completed the student will be eligible to be employed in a medical office or a clinic. Therefore, the final objective is to produce a graduate capable of performing all the skills of the training program and a marketable individual.

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Medical Coding Specialist
Program Level - Undergraduate Certificate
Program Length - 36 Weeks
 
Cost
 
How much will this program cost me?*
 
 
 
Tuition and fees: $13,600
Books and supplies: $770
On-campus room & board: not offered
 
 
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*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.
 
 
 
Financing
 
What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?
 
 
 
Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:
Federal loans:  $9,430
Private education loans: $0
Institutional financing plan: $94
 
*The school has elected to provide the following additional information: 100% of program graduates used loans to help finance their costs for this program.
 
 
Success
 
How long will it take me to complete this program?
 
 
The program is designed to take 36 weeks to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2014-2015, 92% finished in 36 weeks.
 
What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?
 
Both the institution's state and accreditor require the calculation of a job placement rate for this program.
 
Accreditor Rate: The job placement rate for students who completed this program is 74%.
 
For further information about this job placement rate, click here.
 
State Rate: The job placement rate for students who completed this program is 74%.
 
For further information about this job placement rate, click here.
 
 Click here for more information on jobs related to this program
 

 

 

 
 

 

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1. Other costs for this program
No additional information provided.

2. Job Placement Rate Information
Name of the accrediting agency this placement rate is calculated for:
ACCSC

Who is included in the calculation of this rate?
All students who completed between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 are included in this calculation.

What types of jobs were these students placed in?
The job placement rate includes completers hired for: Jobs within the field
Positions that recent completers were hired for include: Medical Coders, Medical Billers

When were the former students employed?
This rate is based on program completers who were employed within 180 days of completion and were employed for at least 13 weeks.

How were completers tracked?
Completer/alumni/employer survey

3. Job Placement Rate Information
Name of the state this placement rate is calculated for:
TN - ­ Tennessee

Who is included in the calculation of this rate?
All students who completed between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 are included in this calculation.

What types of jobs were these students placed in?
The job placement rate includes completers hired for: Jobs within the field
Positions that recent completers were hired for include: Medical Coders, Medical Billers

When were the former students employed?
This rate is based on program completers who were employed within 180 days of completion and were employed for at least 13 weeks.

How were completers tracked?
Completer/alumni/employer survey

4 Additional information related to this program and/or the information provided above
No additional information provided.

5 More information on jobs related to this program
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
http://online.onetcenter.org/link/summary/29-2071.00
 

  
 

Nashville College of Medical Careers is authorized for operation as a post-secondary education institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed career placement and graduation information on the programs offered by Nashville College of Medical Careers, please click here or visit www.state.tn.us/thec and click on the Authorized Institutions data link button.