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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

Go to Course Sections Offered by Term in WebAdvisor and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.

How to Apply

Our current 2020 program is full. Applications for the 2021 program will open in March 2021.

Interested in a future program?

We will post the application packet for the next program once it is scheduled.

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

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 August 31, 2020