Medical Coding Program

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical coding is one of the fastest growing professions in the country.

Become A Certified Medical Coder.

Flexible Hours

You can work from home and create your own schedule that works best for your lifestyle.

Growing Field

You can find a medical coder position in almost every medical practice/establishment including private practice, hospitals, and clinics.

Hands-On Training

Whether you take the course online, face to face, or self-study, an instructor is always available to answer your questions.

Meet the instructor.

Adrienne Blackstone is a dedicated, insightful, and results-driven healthcare professional with 19+ years of experience in healthcare administration and revenue cycle management. She is skilled in problem-solving, practice management, compliance, medical coding education, developing and implementing medical billing processes in both private practices and academic practices.

A 16-Week Journey

Our Medical Coding Program.

This medical coding (certificate) program provides you with an intense 16-week concentration of medical coding concepts and guidelines. You will develop a solid foundation of skills including professionalism, basic medical billing, human anatomy, and medical terminology, while preparing you to take the national CPC board exam.

Blackstone Healthcare Solutions is committed to providing our students with a quality coding curriculum provided and regulated by the AAPC.

How do I become a certified coder?

By taking the CPC exam. You can earn your certification online or in a classroom.

The CPC course teaches physician office coding and helps to prepare a student for the certification exam.

What is medical coding?

Medical coding is a specialized profession within the field of healthcare administration. Medical coders review the documentation contained in patients’ medical records, then they translate the written documentation into alpha-numeric medical code.

This is how claims for payment are reported for appropriate reimbursement of provided medically necessary services.

In practice, medical coding is primarily used to file healthcare claims, but the data contained in these claims has further uses for accurate diagnosis and procedure codes, long after individual claims are paid.

Why choose AAPC for my CPC certification?

The American Association of Medical coders is the gold standard for outpatient coding.

Are there any pre-requisites for CPC Course?

You should have of knowledge in the areas of Human Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Terminology. BHS now offers online courses that teach these subjects. Visit our courses page to learn more.

What happens once I sign up for a course? When can I get started?

You will receive a welcome email that contains your course login instructions, username, & password. The first assignment in each course is a reading assignment, so you may need to wait for your textbook delivery to officially get started.

What if I need help during my online course?

Your AAPC instructors are available to assist you with your questions while you are going through the program. Primary correspondence is done via email but students may call with questions or set up a go2 meeting to speak with an instructor to go over several areas of study.

What happens after I complete my CPC medical coding course?

Once you finish taking your medical coding course you prepare to take the AAPC CPC national exam for your CPC credential.

How long is the exam?

The exam is 5 hours and 40 minutes.

What books can you bring to the exam?

You are allowed to have your CPT book, HCPCS book, ICD-10 book

Our Promise.

​What makes Blackstone Healthcare Solutions a great choice for your Medical Coding Program is that we provide an extra layer of dedication for our students that may be difficult to find in other online-only classes. Whether you take the course online, face to face, or self-study, an instructor is always available to answer your questions.