- Course Title
- Medical Coding Program
- Course Code
- GRAFF 123
- L. Becker or R. Sutter & J. French
The medical coding program prepares students to enter the profession of medical coding in the physician and hospital environment. Students will learn from a trained professional the importance and fundamentals of proper coding to execute the financial goals of major medical practices. Students will prepare for taking the AAPC: CPC certified professional coder. There are no outside externships required. Students will complete a required number of simulation hours in the computer lab. The class will meet two nights a week on campus and utilize an online learning system. Must have access to the internet outside of class.
Your tuition includes the following:
- The basic medical coding program curriculum
- Medical Terminology
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Initial AAPC membership
- The certification exam for CPC/CPC-A
- All medical coding books required for class
- Online and in-class lab instructors
- All lab and online fees
- Lapel pin after certification
- Program certificate of completion (From OTC Only)
- All lab simulation fees
- Practice certification exams/review book
There is no refund to the student unless CWD Allied Health cancels the program. If the student withdrawals prior to the start of the program, a fee of $250 will be charged.
Due to COVID 19 All April classes have been canceled. We will be contacting students via phone and email about options. Please email us at CWD@otc.edu if you have questions during this time.
2020 Fall Class
October 22, 2020 – May 28, 2021, Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
No classes; 11/25 – 11/29/2020, Christmas break TBD, No classes for 2021: 1/18/2021, 2/15-2/16/2021, 3/14-3/21/2021 (spring break); 4/1 – 4/2/2021, no PM classes on 5/13 (graduation)