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Medical Coding Certificate – iHealth

Get Started on a Career in Health Care, With the Medical Coding Certificate!


Medical Coders play an important role in reimbursement and compliance in the health care system. If you are seeking a career in health care that does not involve directly working with patients, the Certificate in Medical Coding may be for you.

Why Choose iHealth@NECC?

With the iHealth@NECC Medical Coding Certificate, you will be prepared to seek a job when you graduate. You will also be able to apply your credits to earn an Associate Degree in General Studies: Health Specialization. With this program, you will:

Because of iHealth@NECC

You will be able to pursue a job in medical coding in a variety of health care settings. You will be able to:

  • Work in hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices, medical insurance companies, government agencies and coding services offices.
  • Transfer your credits to earn your Associate Degree in General Studies: Health Specialization

 

Quote:

I always said if medical coding was ever offered online I would enroll. The iHealth hybrid course is perfect for someone like me who works full time.”

Kathleen Coughlin, Medical Coding

Courses, Requirements, and Program Notes

 

Contact

By Phone

By Phone

Dawn Wheaton, Program Coordinator

978-655-5879

By Email

By Email

Dawn Wheaton, Program Coordinator

dwheaton@necc.mass.edu

In Person

In Person

Come to an upcoming information session on either the Lawrence or the Haverhill campus and get all of your questions answered.

Stop by one of our Lawrence or Haverhill campus Career Planning and Advising Centers and meet with an enrollment counselor.

Required Documents

CORI/CHRI/SORI

Medical Coding Program Handbook (PDF)

Gainful Employment

Gainful Employment for the Medical Coding Certificate
Institution Name
[Credential Level] in {Program Name}
Program Length: [Program Length] [Weeks/Months/Years]
Students graduating on time
NA* of Title IV students complete the program within [Program Length] [Weeks/Months/Years]
*Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Program Costs*
$XX for in-state tuition and fees
$XX for out-of-state tuition and fees
$XX for books and supplies
Other Costs
*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion.
Note that this information is subject to change.
Students Borrowing Money
The typical graduate leaves with
$XX in debt
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
The typical monthly loan payment
$XX per month in student loans with an interest rate of .
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Graduates who got jobs
N/A* of program graduates got jobs according to the 
state job placement rate
N/A* of program graduates got jobs according to the  accreditor job placement rate
Program graduates are employed in the following fields:
Licensure Requirements
Program meets licensure requirements in:
StateA, StateB, StateC
Program does not meet licensure requirements in:
StateD, StateE
Program qualifies students to sit for licensure exam in:
StateF
Program does not qualify students to sit for licensure exam in:
StateG, StateH
The following do not have licensure requirements for this profession:
StateI, StateJ, StateK
Additional Information
Date Created XX/XX/XX
These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education
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