This course includes theory and practice in coding medical/health records in the hospital/ambulatory setting using Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Financing Administration Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS). The student will use encoding software in the laboratory to code medical/health records. The student will analyze clinical data for the purpose of coding and reimbursement in the ambulatory setting including the physician office.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015