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Medical Coding - Physician Track
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The Medical Coding – Physician Track Certificate program at Bryant & Stratton College provides the framework for pursuing a career in the medical field. The certificate is geared specifically for those seeking to begin a career working in a doctor’s office or other physician-related settings.

Students are prepared for a wide varieties of scenarios within the field through foundational courses in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and introductory coding courses. The program is taught using ICD-9 practices in accordance with industry standards. However, Bryant & Stratton College maintains an established plan for transition to the ICD-10 standards when they go into effect.

The Physician Track coding certificate provides students with the education necessary to earn a national certification from either the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). Coding-specific courses taken as part of the certificate program study vital subjects that include diagnostic and procedural coding. These courses are specifically focused toward coding scenarios which will be encountered in a physician’s office.

Courses completed in the Medical Coding –Physician Track Certificate are eligible to be articulated for credit in corresponding degree programs with Bryant & Stratton College.

Courses
1 Medical Terminology for Coders
2 Anatomy and Physiology
3 Intro to Coding
4 Diagnostic Coding
5 Coding Compliance & Ethics
6 Diagnostic Coding for Physician Services
7 Healthcare Common Procedures Systems Level I & II
8 Evaluation and Management Services
9 Coding Practicum: Physician Coder
10 Virtual Career: Physician Coder
Jobs
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