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Professional Medical Coding and Billing

James Madison University Outreach & Engagement has partnered with Career Step to help students train for a rewarding new career in Professional Medical Coding and Billing. The Professional Medical Coding and Billing non-credit program helps students prepare for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exams. Topics studied include healthcare information management, reimbursement methodologies, medical terminology, anatomy, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and current code sets. Students practice their coding skills in an extensive practical section to gain valuable hands-on experience before graduation. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and access to personalized graduate support after graduation, students receive textbooks, industry codebooks, access to an online reference library, and a voucher for one of the national certification exams.

What is Included With My Training Course?

Everything you need to succeed as a medical coder is included:

  • Complete online access to expert-created curriculum
  • Ebook textbooks
  • Access to 3M encoding software
  • ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS industry codebooks
  • AHA ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Handbook
  • One-on-one support from your instructors and our technical support team
  • Graduate support designed to help you turn your education into a job
  • A voucher to take the CCA or CPC national certification exam upon graduation

  • *This program does not include advanced ICD-10 code sets for the in-patient setting. View Professional Medical Coding and Billing with Applied PCS if you are interested in in-patient coding.

    Career Step's Professional Medical Coding and Billing program is approved by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), one of the largest and most prestigious health information organizations in the country.

    Students have 12 months to complete the online program. Upon successful completion, students receive a Certificate of Completion from James Madison University.

    Professional Medical Coding and Billing Program Detail Brochure (Will open in another window/tab.)

    Payment Information:

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    --To pay by check, cashier's check or money order--

    Please complete the registration form and submit with payment to the address shown on form.

    --Sallie Mae Career Training Loan, Wells Fargo Collegiate Loan, Employer Pay, MyCAA or WIOA participants--

    You must be registered in the program prior to us processing your paperwork. Please complete and submit the registration form by email at or mail to the address shown on the form. .

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