Spring Semester 2011 - Credit Courses

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 Course TitleCredDaysTimeRoomSeats
AHMS_210_71KBasic Medical Coding
Meets: 1/18/2011-5/13/2011
Lincoln County Campus/Libby
3crW1:00PM-3:50PMArranged1D Wolfshorndl
Add'l Fee: $90.00

Basic Medical Coding

Prerequisite: AHMS 144.This course will cover the introduction and basic coding information for CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-9-CM coding sets. The focus of this class is learning guidelines and assigning CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-9-CM codes to a wide range of abbreviated coding scenarios covering different body systems and medical specialties. Complete source documents will be used periodically. AHIMA's Standards of Ethical Coding will be reviewed. Basic billing and reimbursement issues will be discussed. (Coding will be taught for the physician reimbursement, not the facility, so ICD-9-CM procedure codes will not be covered. These are covered in the Intermediate Coding classes.)

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This information was last updated on Thursday, October 06, 2011 at 9:00:00 PM