Medical Coding and Billing
Students of the Professional Medical Coding course can obtain their CPC apprentice certification or CPC certification ( only if the student has one year of coding experience) by taking the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) approved curriculum at Tri-C. Students can take individual courses in the evenings or can take a comprehensive Professional Coding Program during the day that includes a job shadowing experience. Both routes lead successful students to becoming eligible to sit for the national AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam.
Students can register for the courses individually in this order:
- Anatomy and Physiology Exploratory: Preparation for ICD-10-CM
- Fundamentals of Billing Reimbursement
- AAPC Professional Medical Coding Curriculum
OR Students may register for the Professional Coding Program which includes all of the above coursework plus a job shadowing experience.