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CCA (Certified Coding Associate)

Certifying body: AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association)

AHIMA recognizes that the demand for coders has never been greater—and this need is expected to continue for some years to come. By creating an entry-level coding credential based on job analysis standards and state-of-the-art test construction, AHIMA aims to increase the number of qualified new coders. The result? A larger pool of qualified coders for employers to choose from; certified coders doing a better job managing health information; and recognition for AHIMA members as industry experts and leaders in clinical coding.

Medical Terminology - UNIT 1 Foundations of Medical Terminology
Course MSS 1000
Total course hours: 110:35min
Unit 1 course hours: 44:15min

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Medical Terminology class is the prerequisite for the Medical Support services classes. The class will teach the student the word structure used in the medical field to a level that makes it possible to understand medical notes and reports.

PREREQUISITE: None.

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUIRED: None.

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Certifying body: AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association)

Course MSS 1020
Total course hours: 204:50min (223:50 including CCA CertBlaster)
Unit 1 course hours: 35:25min

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Medical Coding class prepares students for the professional skills necessary for accurate medical coding. Both the American CPT Coding system and the international ICD-9 are treated in detail. Upon completion of the class the student will be able to sit for AHIMA’s Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam.

PREREQUISITE: Medical Terminology (Course MSS 1000).

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUIRED: CPT Code Book & ICD-9 Code Book. CCA CertBlaster.

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CMCP (Certified Medical Claims Professional)

MEDICAL BILLING - UNIT 1 Billing Principles and Regulations

Course MSS 1010
Total course hours: 192:55min (203:55 including CMCP CertBlaster)
Unit 1 course hours: 68:15min

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Medical Billing class teaches competency in medical reimbursement and billing including awareness of the insurance, billing and collection processes. This class also helps prepare students The Certified Medical Claims Professional (CMCP) exam sponsored by the American Career Certification Board.

PREREQUISITE: Medical Terminology (Course MSS 1000).

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUIRED: CMCP CertBlaster.

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RMT or CMT (Registered Medical Transcriptionist or Certified Medical Transcriptionist)

Medical Terminology - UNIT 1 Foundations of Medical Terminology

Course MSS 1000
Total course hours: 110:35min
Unit 1 course hours: 44:15min

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Medical Terminology class is the prerequisite for the Medical Support services classes. The class will teach the student the word structure used in the medical field to a level that makes it possible to understand medical notes and reports.

Medical Transcription Course