(2-2) 3 Cr. Hrs.
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This course is an introduction to basic coding theory and computer laboratory practice applying CPT to ambulatory medical/health records. This course is designed to prepare a student to code in the ambulatory setting using Current Procedural Terminology (CPT). The course will emphasize the reporting requirements for codes and rules that apply to the reimbursement systems used by government payers and other health plans. The student will be introduced to computerized coding systems utilized in healthcare. The emphasis of the course will be coding for facility services and procedures.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: