The Medical Information Coder/Biller program provides the student with the technical skills necessary to code medical diagnosis, procedures and services provided for reimbursement in a wide variety of settings including hospital outpatient, ambulatory surgery centers, clinics and physician offices. Upon completion of the program the student will be eligible to sit for the national credentialing examination for the Certified Coding Assistant (CCA) credential offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Upon completion of the program students will have the option to progress towards a two-year Associate in Science (AS) degree in Health Information Technology to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).
Students enrolled in the Medical Information Coder/Biller Certificate program must provide documentation of a CPR Health Care Provider Card and/or certificate or letter stating attendance in an AIDS/OSHA/Domestic Violence Workshop or course to the HIM program director or Allied Health Department Head located at the Warrington Campus.
Persons interested in the program should contact the Health Programs Admission office at the Warrington campus. Applications must be returned to this office.
*If applicable, any documents related to this program of study can be found listed under the Documents section on this web page.
*We strongly encourage you to contact the Pensacola State Allied Health Department for assistance in planning your program of study.