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Certified Coding Associate

This program is for individuals interested in entry level Medical Coder careers.  The class provides training in several aspects of the profession such as Payment Systems, HIPAA, Patient Registration Practices, Medical Terminology, Utilization of Medical Billing, and Interpretation of Forms 1450 and 1500.  After successful completion of the approximately 200-hour course, the participant will receive a certification of completion.

Selection Criteria:

All students are required to turn in an application and complete the WorkKeys entrance exam.  The WorkKeys scores required must be a minimum of Silver level (4 or higher).

Certification: Students must have a high school diploma or equivalency before being eligible to sit for the CCA examination. The CCA certification exam assesses entry level skills. 

For information concerning Medical Classes, please contact:


East Mississippi Community College
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Main Campus
1512 Kemper Street
PO Box 158
Scooba, MS 39358
(662) 476-8442
Golden Triangle
8731 South Frontage Road
PO Box 100
Mayhew, MS 39753
(662) 243-1900
CAFB Extension Center
81 Fifth Street, Room A
CAFB, MS 39710
(662) 434-2660
NAS Meridian Extension
255 Rosenbaum Ave.
Meridian, MS 39309
(601) 679-3570