SLCC Continuing Ed. Starting Medical Coding Classes in March

LAFAYETTE ­– Interested in a career in Medical Coding and Billing? South Louisiana Community College’s Continuing Education department is offering a program that starts in March.

Students will learn to use the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure.

At completion of this 120-hour course, students will be able to proficiently use both the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM manual.

This course will prepare you to become a Certified Medical Billing and Coding Specialist.  Following the class, you will have the option of scheduling the exam at an additional cost.  A high School diploma or equivalent is required to sit for the exam.

The program starts March 25 and runs through Dec. 16. Classes are held on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Program fee is $899.

For more information or to register, contact Margaret Beard at (337) 373-5105 or email