Medical Coding with Practicode

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

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


1. Medical Coding Course- This program will be held a total of 5 hours, twice a week for 20 weeks. Upon completion of the program you will take your national certification of CPC. Upon successful completion, your title will be a CPC-A, for the first year. (CPC-A means you will be considered a certified coder with an Apprentice designation for one year, once you have worked for a year, you will have your Apprentice title removed and be an official CPC!) This program consists of Medical Terminology/Anatomy for ICD-10 and Coding curriculum. After completing this program you will then begin your Practicode:

Practicode Course- This course is a 6 to 10 week online practicum. CPC-A’s get real-world experience coding actual medical charts. This new coding practice course helps to improve coding skills across multiple specialties, allows a new coder to gain coding experience. It is comprised of 3 modules of 200 actual, redacted medical records per module. This Practicum allows an individual to meet 1 year of coding experience toward the removal of the apprentice designation. Having the CPC-A removed immediately.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Academy of Medical Professions

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based

Medical Coding with CPC certification

Training Location(s)

online and all throughout Maine Adult Educations

Local WIB

4 - Coastal Counties Local Area 4

Name of Credential

CPC certification through AAPC

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

n/a payment plans

Refund Policy

pro rata up to week 3

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

Yes - AAPC

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


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


Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-2072.00Medical Records Specialists
$17.50 per hour
Required Certification: CPC

Provider Status



18 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, Maine 04011

Phone Number

(207) 721-0714

Fax Number

(207) 449-1242

Web Address

Last Updated

Aug 10, 2021


Sep 21, 2020


Aug 10, 2023

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