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These courses are for you if:

  • You need qualifying education to become an AHIMA-certified professional
  • You are a high school graduate looking for a rewarding career you can start without a college degree
  • You want to switch career paths and begin working in the dynamic healthcare field to make a difference in people's lives
  • You are a clinical or allied health professional who wants to pursue a health information career
  • You are a health information professional who wants to specialize in medical coding and reimbursement

Recognized by Purdue University Global

The AHIMA and Purdue University Global collaboration offers you an opportunity to maximize your investment in less time. Purdue University Global awards academic transfer credit for each AHIMA medical coding and reimbursement online course. Plus, AHIMA members receive 20% off Purdue University Global courses to apply toward an academic certificate or undergraduate degree program.

 

Courses

Biomedical Online Courses

1. Anatomy and Physiology
2. Medical Terminology
3. Pathophysiology and Pharmacology

 

Medical Coding Online Courses

1. ICD-10-CM Coding for Beginners
2. ICD-10-PCS Coding for Beginners
3. Basic CPT Coding, Part 1
4. Basic CPT Coding, Part 2
5. Professional Coding Practice

Health Information Management Online Courses

1. Healthcare Delivery Systems
2. Healthcare Data Content and Structure
3. Computer Basics in Healthcare
4. Medical Law and Ethics
5. Reimbursement Methodology

Complete all 13 courses to

Earn the Medical Coding and Reimbursement Micro-credential

The AHIMA Medical Coding and Reimbursement Micro-credential demonstrates your competency in medical coding and prepares you to become an AHIMA-certified professional. To celebrate your achievement, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from AHIMA that is recognized by Purdue University Global.

Earn the micro-credential in just 13 weeks and accelerate your path to an academic certificate or degree. See how your achievement counts

Program Benefits

Value

Get more for your investment

Earn AHIMA CEUs plus academic transfer credits for each Medical Coding and Reimbursement course. Purchasing the 13-course bundle at a discount rate helps you get the most for your investment. If you choose to pursue an academic program, AHIMA members also receive 20% off additional courses at Purdue University Global.

 

Flexibility

Learn at your pace with the courses you choose

Earn the AHIMA micro-credential certificate of completion within one year when you complete all 13 courses. You can also choose to customize your learning program with individual courses to get started for as low as $299.

Stackable Achievements

Each course counts

Continue your journey and apply course credits toward an academic certificate or undergraduate degree program. After earning the AHIMA Medical Coding and Reimbursement Micro-credential you only need to complete three additional courses to earn the Purdue University Global Medical Billing and Coding Certificate. You will also have completed 25% of the credits required to earn a bachelor's degree in health information management from Purdue University Global. 

Explore learning pathways

Stackable achievements help you make each course count toward your goal. Explore how AHIMA’s Medical Coding and Reimbursement courses can help you get there.

⇓ See the pathway recommendations below to help you determine the education you need to achieve your career goals.

 

Recommendation: Earn the Medical Coding and Reimbursement Micro-credential.

If you're looking for a new career in the growing healthcare field, you could start your journey as a medical coder for less investment compared to alternative programs. The 13-course bundle is offered at a discounted rate to help full-time working adults earn the Medical Coding and Reimbursement micro-credential.

When you earn the Medical Coding and Reimbursement Micro-credential, you will:

  • Meet or exceed the education recommendations or requirements to take AHIMA's CCA and CCS exam
  • Gain the knowledge you need to meet the education recommendations or requirements for AHIMA's CCA or CCS exam
  • Receive a micro-credential Certificate of Completion from AHIMA and recognized by Purdue University Global upon successfully completing the courses within 12 months with a score of at least 70%.
  • Be eligible to apply transfer credits to academic programs from Purdue University Global. Learn more

Recommendation: Identify the specific knowledge areas you need to build on to expand your education.

Are you working on the clinical side of healthcare? You may already have biomedical knowledge you can use to get a headstart on your new health information career. In this case, the medical coding and health information management courses will serve as a natural progression to prepare you for your next role as a health information professional.

If you choose to continue your education, you can apply transfer credits to academic programs from Purdue University Global. Learn more

 

Recommendation: Choose the courses you need to meet the education recommendations or requirements.

Several courses are highly recommended for medical coding certification exam preparation, including AHIMA’s CCA and CCS certification exams. 

Certified Coding Associate (CCA®)

The following self-paced, online courses from the Medical Coding and Reimbursement program are highly recommended prior to taking AHIMA’s CCA exam preparation:

  1. Anatomy & Physiology | AHIMA CEUs: 10 | Academic Transfer Credits: 10 quarter credits
  2. Medical Terminology | AHIMA CEUs: 10 | Academic Transfer Credits: 5 quarter credits
  3. ICD-10-CM Coding for Beginners | AHIMA CEUs: 20 | Academic Transfer Credits: 5 quarter credits
  4. ICD-10-PCS Coding for Beginners | AHIMA CEUs: 20 | Academic Transfer Credits: 5 quarter credits

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®)

The following self-paced, online courses from the Medical Coding and Reimbursement program are required prior to taking AHIMA’s CCS exam preparation:

  1. Anatomy & Physiology | AHIMA CEUs: 10 | Academic Transfer Credits: 10 quarter credits
  2. Pathophysiology and Pharmacology | AHIMA CEUs: 10 | Academic Transfer Credits: 5 quarter credits
  3. Medical Terminology | AHIMA CEUs: 10 | Academic Transfer Credits: 5 quarter credits
  4. Reimbursement Methodology | AHIMA CEUs: 10 | Academic Transfer Credits: 3 quarter credits
  5. ICD-10-CM Coding for Beginners | AHIMA CEUs: 20 | Academic Transfer Credits: 5 quarter credits
  6. ICD-10-PCS Coding for Beginners | AHIMA CEUs: 20 | Academic Transfer Credits: 5 quarter credits

In addition to achieving the education eligibility requirements to take the CCS exam, it is advised that those seeking the CCS credential have a minimum of one year of experience directly applying codes.

If you choose to continue your education, you can apply transfer credits to academic programs from Purdue University Global. Learn more

Move your career forward

Are you looking for a new career or to build on your existing knowledge? The AHIMA Medical Coding and Reimbursement online courses are designed to help you reach your goals.

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