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Medical Coder

Quick Program Facts

AAPC Medical Coding CEU Approved Vendor

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.

Certification exam is part of the program

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 Institutional Award.

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

Course List

Check course availability

  1. Go to MyTCCTrack: Search for Courses & Course Sections—Advanced Search.
  2. Under Term, select a Continuing Education (CE) Term.
    • Example: CE Qtr 3 2021 Mar-May
  3. Under Academic Level, choose Continuing Education.
  4. Select Search.
  5. Use the Filter Results menu to help you narrow your search:
    • Under Availability, choose Open Sections Only to find classes that aren't full.
    • Under Subject, choose a subject to further filter the results.

How to Apply

Download, complete, and submit the application:

First class start date: June 15, 2021

Additional Accommodations

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

 

Contact

Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions
Advising Resource Hub

Call 817-515-1484

Email 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 August 27, 2021