Medical Coding – Online Career Program

As the healthcare field continues to expand, the need for knowledgeable medical coders is on the rise. Blackstone’s Medical Coding certificate course is designed specifically for the adult learner who is either working in, or interested in working in, the medical coding field. Whether you are looking to start a new career or to advance in your current position, our medical coding certificate course contains a balanced mix of theory and coding skills designed to inform and challenge you. Medical coders work in a variety of settings, mainly submitting medical claims to insurance companies to ensure that patient appointments, services and procedures are reimbursed. Consider combining this online medical coding course with Anatomy, Medical Terminology and HIPAA to make the most of your training and increase your promotability. Our online career program offers the education you need to become an expert medical coding professional.

  • Prerequisite: High School or General Equivalency Diploma
  • Study Method: Online study guides and exams
  • Program Length: Completion time ranges from 4-12 months. Students must satisfy all academic and financial obligations to graduate from their program.

Interested in learning more about our Online Medical Coding Certificate Course? Contact us directly at 800-826-9228 to learn more and enhance your education with Blackstone!

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Medical Coding Curriculum

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Unit 1: Blackstone's Skills for Success

  • Discover How You Learn
  • Find a Place to Study
  • Learn How to Study

Unit 2: Introduction to Computers, Keyboarding, and Office Technology

  • Introduction to Computers
  • Keyboarding
  • The Internet
  • Other Types of Office Technology

Unit 3: Practical Applications of Coding 1

  • Reimbursement, HIPAA, and Compliance
  • An Overview of ICD-10-CM
  • ICD-10-CM Outpatient Coding and Reporting Guidelines
  • Using ICD-10-CM
  • Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 1-10)
  • Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 11-14)
  • Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 15-21)
  • Introduction to CPT
  • Introduction to the Level II National Codes (HCPCS)
  • Modifiers
  • Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services
  • Anethesia
  • Surgery Guidelines and General Surgery
  • Integumentary System
  • Musculoskeletal System

Unit 4: Practical Applications of Coding 2

  • Respiratory System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Hemic, Lymphatic, Mediastinum, and Diaphragm
  • Digestive System
  • Urinary and Male Genital Systems
  • Reproductive, Intersex Surgery, Female Genital System, and Maternity Care and Delivery
  • Endocrine and Nervous Systems
  • Eye, Ocular Adnexa, Auditory, and Operating Microscope
  • Radiology
  • Pathology/Laboratory
  • Medicine
  • Inpatient Coding

Contact us directly at (800) 826-9228 to learn more and enhance your education with Blackstone!


Medical Coding Course Materials

Blackstone makes it easy for you to complete the Medical Coding course by providing all of the materials needed. See further details below:

  • Blackstone's Skills for Success  - Study Unit
  • Introduction to Computers, Keyboarding and Office Technology-  Study Unit
  • Practical Applications of Coding 1 & 2 - Study Units
  • Blackstone's Typing Tutor
  • Step By Step Medical Coding  - E-textbook
  • Optum360 ExpertOPTUM360.Logo small provides online access to a powerful search application for all CPT®, HCPCS Level II, ICD-9-CM, and ICD-10-CM and -PCS code sets as well as Optum360 and Medicare coding guidelines to ensure coding accuracy, improve billing performance, and reduce rejected claims. Complimentary monthly updates let you code confidently throughout the year. (CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association)


Access to Blackstone’s Online Student Center

You will gain unlimited access to Blackstone's Online Student Center, where you can download your Study Guides, take exams and receive instantaneous Grade Reports, chat real-time with other students, participate in online discussions, and receive news about Blackstone.

In addition, Blackstone will also provide you with:


Financial Assistance

Blackstone’s financial assistance programs include sponsorship, interest-free financing with low monthly payments.

Choose affordable education on your terms. Speak with an Admissions Advisor at 1-800-826-9228 or enroll online now.

Medical Coding Tuition

Blackstone Career Institute makes it easy for you to receive a quality education at an affordable cost. Choose the payment plan that best fits your budget and get started today!

Available Payment Plans

1. You can choose to pay the $649.00 tuition in full or;

2. We offer a payment plan with a 100% approval rate for our courses—you will pay a $59.00 down payment & 10 monthly payments of $59.00.

Refund Policy

At Blackstone, our student service team focuses on student satisfaction. However, if you choose not to continue your studies we offer a refund policy. Cancellations within the first 5 days of enrollment receive a full refund. After the first 5 days your refund amount is based on tuition collected, lessons completed and enrollment date. Learn more about our refund policy.

Choose affordable education on your terms. Speak with an Admissions Advisor at 1-800-826-9228 or enroll online now.