Medical Coding - AAPC Workforce Training Certificate

Program website

Program Manager: Kelanie Yordy
Phone: 240.629.7971

Program Description

Would you like to translate the language of healthcare? This medical coding
course trains you to review clinical reports and translate them into uniform
medical codes used in the medical billing and reimbursement cycle. Upon
successful completion you can sit for the AAPC Certified Professional
Coder exam. Course fees cover the cost of the AAPC learning platform, two
attempts for the CPC exam, and one year membership to AAPC.

Program Requirements

Required Course/s
Medical Terminology for Billing & Coding
Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach
Anatomy & Physiology for Medical Coding
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Medical Coding - AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
To enroll in the course students must show academic readiness in English. Email or call 301-624-2888 to discuss which of the following methods you should use:
Take an Accuplacer Test for free at the FCC Testing Center. Score 237 on Next Gen Reading or BOTH 229 Reading & 237 Writing or Score 102 on ESL Reading or 276 on ESL overall
Placed into or be enrolled in ENGL 70 or higher
Grades from recent high school or college courses
Scores from TOEFL, ACT, AP, CLEP, DSST, GED, PARCC/MCAP or SAT exams

FCC offers English skill-building courses for students (some are free).