O.E.C., Medical Coding

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The occupational endorsements in medical billing and medical coding prepare students for employment in medical offices, clinics, hospitals and other medical facilities. Students in the program learn analysis of medical records and the assigning of codes for indexing diagnoses and procedures to provide information for reimbursement purposes.

Information on any of the allied health programs is available from the allied health division at the Community and Technical College, PO Box 758040, Fairbanks, AK 99775; by calling 907-455-2822; or by email at fyhealth@uaf.edu.

Minimum Requirements for Medical Coding Occupational Endorsement: 15 credits

Community and Technical College
Allied Health

Complete the following admission requirements:

  • Be at least 16 years old by the first day of the semester in which you are admitted.

Students must earn a C- or better in each course.

Minimum Requirements for Medical Coding Occupational Endorsement: 15 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Occupational Endorsement Requirements
Complete the occupational endorsement requirements.
Medical Coding Occupational Endorsement Program Requirements
CIOS F150Computer Business Applications (or documentation of computer skills and approved elective)3
or HLTH F130 Medical Office Technology
HLTH F100Medical Terminology3
HLTH F208Human Diseases3
HLTH F238Medical Coding I 13
HLTH F239Medical Coding II 13