General Information About Nashville College of Medical Careers
The Medical Coding Specialist is designed to provide specialized training in medical coding and billing. The main focus of the program is to enlighten the student in ICD-9 and CPT coding and legal and ethical issues in filing insurance claims. The course of study begins with an introduction to Insurance Coding followed by an intense study of medical office, anesthesia, surgery, pathology and radiology coding. Once the classroom studies are completed the student will be eligible to be employed in a medical office or a clinic . Therefore, the final objective is to produce a graduate capable of performing all the skills of the training program and a marketable individual.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Private for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Academic/career counseling service
- Placement services for completers
- Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- City: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 419 Native American 0.0 Asian 2.0 African American 113.0 Hispanic 4.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 222 Enrolled FullTime Graduates