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Sauk Offers Medical Coding Class

Learn from an Instructor with over 30 years of experience in Medical Coding and join this in-demand healthcare career.

SVCC is offering an eighteen-week Professional Medical Coding Course on Tuesdays, January 10 – May 9, 2017; 5:00-7:30PM. Instructor-Kim Ramirez, CPC-I, CEMC, CPC-H-I, MPC. CRN: 60774.

Cost of the course is $1,615 plus textbooks. The cost includes the exam fee and your membership fee for the American Academy of Professional Coders.

The Professional Medical Coding Exam date is scheduled at SVCC on May 13. Register by calling SVCC’s Community Education office at 815-835-6212.

The practice of Medical Coding is necessary to health care providers and health insurance companies.

Qualified specialists submit and track all insurance claims and help ensure that insurance companies reimburse health care providers.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that careers in Health Information Technology will experience accelerated growth through 2020.

There are local and work-from-home job opportunities available for students who successfully complete the program and become certified.