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Medical Coder

Quick Program Facts

Program Description

Our program prepares you to code medical information for insurance purposes, teaches you about disease processes and trains you to use classification manuals.

The certification examination is administered in the last class by an AAPC Representative. You must register for the certification examination directly with AAPC.

The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) is the nation's largest association of medical coders, billers, auditors and regulatory compliance experts–with more than 141,000 members. AAPC credentials are nationally recognized by physicians and clinical professionals as well as medical societies and government organizations across the country for their expertise in administering the business side of medicine.

Eligibility Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Passing score on The Adult Basic Education (TABE) test, if applicable
  • Positive criminal background check (CBC) results

Credentials in Detail

After successfully completing the course requirements, you will receive a TCC Certificate of Completion.

The certification examination is administered in the last class by an AAPC Representative. You must register for the certification examination directly with AAPC.

Courses You Will Take

Check availability: Go to the Course Sections Offered by Term page and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.

How to Apply

Our 2019–2020 program is full, so we are no longer accepting applications.

Interested in the 2020–2021 program?

We will post the application packet in February 2020.

Additional Accommodations

If you need to request accommodations, please call us at 817-515-1484.

 

Contact

Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions Advising

Advising Resource Hub

TRCF 2101A
817-515-1484
TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Advising by Appointment 

Fall & Spring Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated April 17, 2019