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Medical Insurance Coding & Reimbursement and Electronic Health Records Specialist Certificates


Pellissippi State is offering two high-quality, short-term training certificates in Medical Insurance Coding & Reimbursement and Electronic Health Reords Specialist.  A student can complete both certificates in two semesters (fall 2016/spring 2017) by going two nights per week (Tuesday/Thursday) at the Hardin Valley Road campus.  Credits earned in both certificates may be applied toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Administrative Professional Technology/Health Care Office Administration concentration.

Medical Insurance Coding & Health Reimbursement Certificate

The Medical Insurance Coding and Reimbursement curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical insurance and health-care claim processing. Classroom instruction includes use of CPT and ICD as well as the processing of medical insurance claims and medical billing procedures. Students completing the curriculum may wish to take the professional certification exam offered through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) or the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Electronic Health Records Specialist Certificate

The Electronic Health Records Specialist curriculum provides the knowledge, skills and experience required for entry-level employment in medical offices. Upon completion of the certificate, students will be able to convert, implement and manage electronic records.

Curriculum (24 credit hours)

  • ADMN 1311 Word Processing I
  • ADMN 1306 Medical Terminology I
  • ADMN 1313 Spreadsheet Applications
  • ADMN 2325 Medical Terminology II
  • ADMN 2303 CPT Coding
  • ADMN 2311 IDC/PCS Coding
  • ADMN 2313 Health Care Insurance Survey
  • ADMN 2304 Intro to Electronic Records


Medical Insurance Coding & Reimbursement and Electronic Health Records Specialist schedule