Medical Coding Specialist

Contact: Erna Holland at (740) 364-2282 and email
Lead Instructor:  Debra Graham, BS, CCS, CPC, CEMC


In partnership with COTC

Prepare for a career as a medical coder. This program provides the coding, medical terminology, and anatomy/physiology skills required to become an
 entry-level medical coder. Includes ICD-10 CM coding skills for outpatient physical settings, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Level II Healthcare Common Procedure Coding Systems (HCPCS), Medicare fraud/abuse, Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), and Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs).

The Medical Coding Specialist Program is 362 hours and total cost is $4,082.  Click here to see cost breakdown.


Program Start Dates

Medical Terminology and A&P
(taken concurrently online)

September 17, 2018

Mandatory Classroom Session
September 17- December 14, 2018

Optional Classroom Sessions  
5:30 - 9:30  pm
 October 1, 2018
November 5,  2018
December 3, 2018

Medical Coding

M & TH         5:30- 9:30 PM
January 8 - June 22, 2018
January 7 - June 18, 2019

Program Content

 Medical Coding Syllabus
 Medical Terminology Online Syllabus
 Anatomy & Physiology Online Syllabus  

  • Medical Terminology

  • CPT, ICD-9 and (ICD – 10) and level II (HCPCS) coding systems

  • Anatomy & Physiology

  • Medicare regulations

  • CPT Coding

  • Medicare Fraud/Abuse

  • Medical Coding Guidelines

  • HMO

  • Coding of medical services

Credentials Offered

This course will prepare students for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Exam through the American Academy of Professional Coders