OAST Medical Coding - 1 year Certificate

The importance of Medical Coding is vital to the continuation of a medical facility. Medical coding is the first step in the medical billing process and involves using ICD, CPT and HCPCS codes. Washington State's Medical Coding Certificate of Completion includes classes which will prepare you to become a medical biller/coder.

The skills required to fulfill the need of fast-paced, every-growing health coding facilities can be obtained through the Medical Coding Certificate of Completion. Students will complete intensive coursework in Anatomy & Physiology I and II, CPT Coding, ICD Coding, and Principles of Reimbursement.

The coding classes will begin each Fall Semester. Pre-requisites may be completed anytime.

Certifications (Gainful Employment Data)

  • AAPC—CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, as well as several specialty certifications: www.aapc.com
  • AHIMA—CCA, CCS, CCSP, as well as several specialty certifications: www.ahima.org

Career Opportunities

  • Billing Specialist
  • Charge Entry Specialist
  • Coding Supervisor
  • Inpatient Coder
  • Outpatient Coder
  • Medical Auditor

Employment Opportunities

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Contact to learn more:

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Natalie Lowe, Professor

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Karen Poorman, Professor
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Debbie Hendershot, Professor

740.885.5715
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