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Medical Coding

The Medical Coding microcredential provides the necessary skills to obtain employment in various healthcare settings. It is open to students enrolled in 2-year and 4-year programs at SUNY Canton and/or professionals employed in various healthcare fields. This microcredential focuses on the basics of human anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, coding, insurance and reimbursements, and healthcare information technology.

The students and professionals who obtain the microcredential will be able to properly use the CPT, HCPCS and ICD-10 coding language to properly document medical conditions and procedures. The Medical Coding microcredential will prepare participants to take the Coding Certification Exam.


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  • Outside professionals
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Time to Complete

  • Months
  • 12 credit hours


  • Gain understanding of the basic human anatomy and physiology;
  • Demonstrate understanding of medical terminology and coding (CPT, HCPCS and ICD-10 coding language);
  • Examine the health insurance and reimbursements;
  • Analyze the impact of the healthcare information technology on medical coding and

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