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Certified Medical Coder

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder. 510713

Description

Healthcare career opportunities for medical coders are among the most stable in job markets throughout the U.S. and in Maine, with salaries that can grow with each year of hands-on experience. Certified medical coders are in the top in-demand jobs in the healthcare industry. Certification demonstrates to employers that you have advanced expertise. Certified medical coders can advance their careers into chart auditing and supervisory roles. The course of study includes Coding Basics and Certified Medical Coder training modules.The Certified Medical Coder® is a leading certification for medical coding professionals who work with outpatient claims. The training program prepares candidates with advanced knowledge of the reimbursement cycle from patient encounter to claim. These skills are imperative for proper claim submission and accurate payment for services rendered. For employers, auditors, and business associates, CMC signifies an ongoing commitment to continued professional development. Those who continue to expand their professional knowledge will have an edge in today’s ever-changing healthcare climate. This format includes access to 12 instructor-led 90-minute recorded sessions, a full course manual with workbook exercises, medical terminology course,

a practice exam, and timed 6-hour proctored

certification exam.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

20

Hours

47

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

Washington County Community College

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

yes

Training Location(s)

online

Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Name of Credential

Certified Medical Coder

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Maine Quality Center avaliable Spring 2020

Refund Policy

n/a

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Practice Management Institute

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$300.00

In-State/District Tuition

$1,745.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$2,045.00

Demand Occupation(s)

29-2072.00Medical Records Specialists
$16.25 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

One College Drive, Calais, Maine 04619

Phone Number

(207) 454-1000

Fax Number

(207) 454-1092

Web Address

https://www.wccc.me.edu/certified-medical-coder/

Last Updated

Oct 26, 2021

Created

Jan 16, 2020

Renewal

Oct 26, 2023