School of Natural Sciences

Certificate in Coding Technology
Program Description

An 18 credit hour program that trains students to code information using ICD-9-CM, CPT, and HCPCS in the health care setting. Introduction to ICD-10-CM basic coding principles also covered as part of the program as well as billing and reimbursement concepts for commercial insurance carriers, Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, and Workers Compensation.

Student Learning Goals

  1. Apply coding guidelines to selection of ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS codes.
  2. Demonstrate correlation of ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM codes to CPT and HCPCS code for billing and reimbursement purposes for all third party payers.
  3. Apply HIPAA standards as related to confidentiality, privacy and security of the medical record.

Coding Technology Certificate Requirement

In addition to the IU Southeast Certificate Residency Requirement (minimum of 50% of total credits), students completing the Certificate in Medical Coding are required to complete the following courses in residence at IU Southeast: HIM-M 390, HIM-M 391, & HIM-M 392.

Core Program

All courses listed below require a grade of C or better.

  • AHLT-C 150 Body Structure and Function OR AHLT-A 215 Basic Human Anatomy
  • AHLT-M 195 Medical Terminology OR AHLT-M 330 Medical Terminology
  • HIM-M 390 Medical Coding I
  • HIM-M 391 Medical Coding II
  • HIM-M 392 Physician Reimbursement
  • AHLT-R 200 Pathology

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