This course introduces students to the Health
Information profession with specific emphasis in Medical Coding utilizing
CPT and ICD-10 coding manuals. Students will learn fundamental skills while developing an understanding of
the importance of each role within various healthcare settings.
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This 48-hour course will instruct the student on
interpreting health record content, describing health information management
department function and purpose, differentiating the various types of
helathcare facilities and their records, identifying the various licensing
and regulatory agencies in the healthcare industry, and demonstrating basic
skills in coding and billing.
Course Prerequisite: Medical Terminology
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There are 4 REQUIRED texts for this class
2018 ICD-10-CM Physician Professional
CPT 2018 Professional Edition
American Medical Association
If you are taking the online course, you will also need an
Step-by-Step Medical Coding 2018 ed.
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