COD offers a Physician Office Coding and Billing certificate to help prepare students to code and bill for physician offices. The certificate is four courses and teaches students technical knowledge and skills necessary to perform diagnosis and procedure coding and billing. Physician Office Coding and Billing courses are not for inpatient or hospital cases.
The program is closely aligned with the Health Information Technology program at College of DuPage.
In order to register for the program, students need to apply to College of DuPage. Students do not need to fill out a separate application for the program. For more information, review the registration packet.
- COD coursework prepares students for industry credentials including the Certified Professional Biller and Certified Professional Code awarded be the AAPC. Both are nationally recognized and Health Information Management (HIM) professionals with multiple certifications earn more over their lifetime.
Determine Your Path
Physician Office Coding and Billing graduates are employed in physician offices, billing companies and insurance offices. They may even work from home.
Whether you looking to advance your career or enter a new field in physician office coding and billing, COD offers:
- Dedicated instructors with years of practical industry experience, certification, and licensing.
- Affordable programs that get you on the fast track to success without breaking the bank.
Physician Office Coding and Billing
The Physician Office Coding and Billing certificate provides students with the technical knowledge and skills necessary to perform diagnosis and procedure coding as well as billing for employment in a physician office or outpatient clinic.
To become a certified coder, the following agencies administer coding examinations:
- American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
- American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
Get Started Today
Get started in the Physician Office Coding and Billing program by reviewing the registration packet. The packet contains all of the information needed for you to begin the program.
Academic and Career Pathways give you a roadmap to achieving your career goals. Follow a pathway based on your degree that outlines which classes you need to take and when so you graduate on time or move on to the next phase in your career.