Health Science


Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Healthcare Billing and Coding Part II
Name
MED-3030W3
Overall Quality of This Course
★★★★★
Based on 99 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
230510 Online 08/17/2020 12/06/2020 S. Engel $180.00 14/20
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Healthcare professionals wanting to obtain coding certification or those without healthcare experience who want to enter this field and obtain certification.
Description
The increasing demand on healthcare providers requires medical offices to invest in highly skilled billers and coders. Learn how to use standard codes from CPT, ICD-10-CM and HCPCS Level II. Develop the skills necessary to take the Certified Professional Coder Exam and begin a rewarding career.
Course Objectives
  1. Explain the importance of medical coding to reimbursement and the billing cycle.
  2. Identify all aspects of HIPAA.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the ICD-10-CM manual and locate diagnosis codes after abstracting key information from the medical record.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of CPT evaluation & management and locate correct codes from the CPT manual.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the CPT/HCPCS manuals and locate procedure codes after abstracting key information from the medical record.
  6. Apply the coding conventions and guidelines; identify the correct process for selecting codes; and analyze the types of coding errors to avoid.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Medical coding, reimbursement, and the billing cycle
  2. HIPAA
  3. ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding
  4. CPT & HCPCS Procedure Coding
  5. Coding guidelines
Contact Hours
128
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Yes
Certification
CPC (Certified Professional Coder) by AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders)
Website URL
http://www.aapc.com
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. This course prepares an individual for entry level healthcare coding positions and to take the CPC exam.
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
NUR 3235E3 Medical Terminology
Text and Supplies Needed
TBD. Textbooks and supplies will be listed on our online registration site.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
none
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Overall class average of 80 or better.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Completion of a coding course.
Intended Audience
Healthcare professionals wanting to obtain coding certification or those without healthcare experience who want to enter this field and obtain certification.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
Allied Health Office http://cehealth.waketech.edu
919-747-0077