Medical Coding Specialist | Dipl - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Medical Coding Specialist | Dipl

Medical Coding Specialist | Dipl

Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Licensure Information
This program is eligible for free tuition

This diploma program is designed to prepare you to assign codes to diagnoses and procedures using nationally recognized coding system. Our graduates are also knowledgeable of medical insurance, reimbursement systems, and the relationship to coding. You will be prepared on the use of coding systems in medical facilities.

Meet Your Advisor

Fran DeJong
Fran DeJong
Admissions Representative
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
Book an Appointment

Career Options

People with these jobs record medical information, handle scheduling and billing, and advise patients.

Required Classes for Medical Coding Specialist | Dipl

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
ADM 105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
HSC 114 Medical Terminology 3
MAP 402 Medical Law and Ethics 2
MAP 141 Medical Insurance 3
BIO 163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4
ADM 131 Office Calculators 1
HIT 248 Essentials of Medical Coding 2
MAP 123 Administrative Medical Office Procedures 3
HSC 143 Pharmacology 3
HSC 218 Clinical Pathology for Allied Health 3
HIT 242 Coding I (ICD-10) 3
ADM 154 Business Communication 3
BCA 206 Applied Computer Concepts 3
PSY 102 Human & Work Relations 3
HIT 244 Basic CPT Coding 3
HIT 285 Auditing of Evaluation & Management Codes 2

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Renee Reeves, RHIT
Renee Reeves, RHIT
Administrative Assistant-Medical Instructor
Sioux City Campus
Carmen Monk BS, CMA, AAMA
Carmen Monk BS, CMA, AAMA
Medical Assistant Instructor
Sioux City Campus, Room A104
Kerry Patchin BSN, RN
Kerry Patchin BSN, RN
Administrative Program Coordinator Health Science
Sioux City Campus, Room L314

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $8,686.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $8,944.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester **
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,275.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.
** The cost of books varies per program.

Licensure Information

Educational licensure is met in the following states: Iowa
Educational licensure is not met for the following states: None
If not listed above, determination has not yet been made for the remaining states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming