Office of Continuing Education & Off-Campus Programs
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd South
Edwards Hall, Suite 313
Fort Myers, FL 33965
In the United State Health Care System, proper medical care and outcomes are integral to the success of patient treatment goals. As the population begins to rise and services are needed at a higher demand costs begin to rise as well. Patients in the United States carry public, private, or combination types of health care insurance plans. Medical centers must fill out claim forms that require individuals to identify the proper disease state and medical condition for reimbursement. As a medical coder patient coding with proper procedure and protocol is integral to the financial success.
Classes are all done online, in which video lectures and PowerPoint materials are reviewed at home, while chat time is reserved for discussion, workshops, and collaborative activities.
**Textbooks are at additional cost to students.
Areas of study include:
As part of the Medical Coding program, you'll learn the importance and fundamentals of proper coding to execute financial goals of major medical practices. You will also be introduced to the profession of medical coding in the physician and hospital environment. This skill set helps better prepare students for a variety of jobs in the field, offering graduates a competitive advantage.
Required Course Materials
For detailed information, please call 630-541-3600 xt8606 or visit mkedu.org.