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Medical Coding Specialist Gainful Employment Disclosure


Program Name:

Medical Coder



Program Length:

 36 Weeks / 765 Clock Hours / 26.5 Semester Credits

225 Externship Hours / 135 Additional Outside Clock Hours



    U.S. Department of Labor SOC Occupation Name, Number, & Description:



Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 29.2071.00

Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the heath care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system.


Resource links for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 29.2071.00:

Department of Labor Profile
O*NET Occupational Profile




Data for 2010-2011


Horn Lake, MS
Ridgeland, MS
On Time Graduation Rate -- N/A*
Job Placement Rate 85% N/A*


  Tuition and Fees


Registration $100 $100
Tuition $12,940 $12,940
Books** $490 $490
Certifications & Dues $370 $370
Total $13,900 $13,900


   Accumulated Debt from Lending Institutions


Median Loan Debt $5,694 N/A*
Institutional Loan Debt 0 N/A*
Private Loan Debt 0 N/A*


* Data is not available for 2010-2011 award year. 

Ridgeland, MS campus opened in Fall of 2011.


** Required Books are as follows:


Step By Step Medical Coding: Bundle - 2013, Elsevier Health Sciences, 978-1-45575-1969


CPT Professional - 2013 Edition, AMA, 978-1-60359-6848


ICD-9-CM for Physicians: Volumes 1 & 2 - 2013 Professional Edition, Elsevier Health Sciences, 978-1-45574-5722


Medical Terminology Simplified: A Programmed Learning Approach by Body System - 4th Edition, F.A. Davis Company, 978-0-8036-2091-9


HCPCS Level II - 2013 Professional Edition, Elsevier Health Services, 978-1-4557-4527-2


Body Structures & Functions - 11th Edition , Cengage Learning, 978-1-4283-0419-2 



**The following books are included in book fees. A fee of $5.00 per book will be assessed as part of the book fee.  These rental books must be returned to the school on or before graduation in good condition (no pages missing, not written in, binding in good condition, no water or other major damage to the book)


A Guide to Health Insurance Billing - 3rd Edition, Cengage Learning, 978-1-4354-9298-1


Saunder's Nursing Drug Handbook 2013, Saunders, 978-1-4577-0723-6


Dorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary - 29th Edition, Saunders, 978-1-4557-0843-7