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Medical Coding

Overview

The Medical Coding Certificate prepares students to classify and code procedures and diagnoses. Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for the AAPC Medical Coding Certification exam and would work primarily in ambulatory care settings such as physician offices, clinics and surgery centers.

The curriculum places emphasis on planning, organizing, directing, and controlling tasks related to healthcare organizational objectives including the legal and ethical environment. Emphasis is placed on the development of effective communication, managerial, and supervisory skills.





Program Worksheet

Medical Coding Program of Study Worksheet 




Employment Outlook

Graduates may find employment in healthcare settings including hospitals, medical offices, clinics, long-term care facilities, and insurance companies. Graduates are eligible to sit for various certification exams upon completion of the degree with a combination of a minimum of two years administrative experience. Eligible certifications include, but are not limited to, the Professional Association of Healthcare Office Managers (PAHCOM), the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), the Certified Patient Account Manager (CPAM) and the Certified Manager of Patient Accounts (CMPA) examinations.

Medical Coding Gainful Employment Overview



Program Contacts
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Paula L. Eubanks

Instructor, Medical Coding/Coordinator, Healthcare Management Technology

Year Hired 2013

paula.eubanks digat piedmontcc-digdot-edu

(336) 322-2158

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Alisa L. Montgomery

Dean, Health Sciences and Human Services

Year Hired 2003

alisa.montgomery digat piedmontcc-digdot-edu

(336) 322-2213

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Summer and Fall 2019 Brochure

Summer and Fall 2019 Mailed Brochure (5mb)

The printed format is a combined brochure for both Curriculum classes and Continuing Education courses available for the Summer and Fall 2019 semesters. The printed brochure will be available starting on late March on both campuses and other locations in both Person and Caswell Counties. They will also be mailed to over 27,000 homes in both counties.

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Fall 2019 Curriculum and Continuing Education Schedules


Fall 2019 Curriculum Classes - Web Format 

Schedule last updated April 25, 2019

The web format is the same as the WebAdvisor format, except all classes are listed alphabetically on one single webpage. For more information on a specific class, please contact the appropriate advisor or you can find additional information within WebAdvisor

 

Fall 2019 Continuing Education Courses - Web Format 

Schedule last updated April 25, 2019

For more information on a specific class, please call the appropriate contact person listed on the class schedule.

 

Fall 2019 Curriculum Schedule on WebAdvisor

WebAdvisor offers a secure web interface that allows you to access the class schedule on PCC’s Datatel Colleague system. If you are not a current PCC student, you can view the upcoming semester’s class schedule. This allows you to look up course sections and plan out your schedule. If you are a current PCC student, you may register for classes online using the Colleague system. This option provides the most up-to-date information about classes being offered and the number of available seats at the time you view the schedule. Click here to visit WebAdvisor.


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