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Employment in Medical Coding (AAPC CPC-A Certification)

Calbright College is a new kind of California Community College. At Calbright, we prepare working adults for careers in better paying, more upwardly mobile jobs, including Medical Coding. Medical coding represents a key entry point to higher paying healthcare careers. Accurate coding of medical services for insurance billing is a critical need, and medical coders are in especially high demand, with an estimated 11,000 new total jobs added between 2017 and 2024.

People who enroll in a Calbright Job Ready Program and achieve AAPC CPC-A Certification will glide directly into a paid apprenticeship in the job they trained for, which can lead to a new, full-time job.

The best part? All of this is free to our enrolled learners. And all of it has been designed to be done in under one year.

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Medical Coding Curriculum

This non-credit program prepares adult learners for employment in the medical coding field.

Learners must first have earned the Calbright Career Essentials Badge prior to enrollment in this program, which Calbright will guide the learner through after they sign up.

Learners will progress through the program by mastering skills in:

  • Medical law and ethics
  • Medical terminology
  • Pharmacology
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Disorders of the human body
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Treatments
  • CPT, ICD, and HCPCS coding

Calbright College is seeking accreditation, but not yet accredited. Learn more about our accreditation status here.

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