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Medical Billing And Coding

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This course is designed to provide students with a framework for managing the application of clinical data to the patient record. Students will examine predominant medical billing and coding manuals and will demonstrate use of codes.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Procedure Coding: Introduction to CPT

    • Identify CPT modifiers.
    • Describe CPT coding categories.
    • Demonstrate and use the code symbols in the CPT manual.

    Procedure Coding: Introduction to HCPCS

    • Compare permanent codes and temporary codes.
    • Discuss the purpose the HCPCS codes set and its modifiers.
    • Apply Level II HCPCS modifiers.

    Introduction to Diagnostic Coding

    • Determine appropriate diagnosis code categories.
    • Describe the neoplasm and hypertension table.
    • Discuss V and E codes.
    • Explain the purposes of the Alphabetic Index and Tabular List.

    Summarizing the Medical Billing Process

    • Compare inpatient and outpatient services.
    • Relate ICD, CPT and HCPCS to the medical billing process.
    • Discuss the relationship between medical records documentation and billing.

    Introduction to the Medical Billing Process

    • Identify medical billing terminology.
    • Describe patient eligibility, charges, billing procedures, and transactions.
    • Explain the basic steps in the medical billing process.
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