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AHL 904 - Medical Coding I

6 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the fundamental knowledge of ICD,CPT and HCPCS coding. Topics to be covered include reimbursement and compliance, reporting guidelines, chapter specific guidelines, national codes, modifiers, and anesthesia coding. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology for Health Occupation and Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations


Course Objectives:

1. demonstrate the ability to code effectively,

2. cite reporting guidelines,

3. identify codeable procedures for data capture and billing,

4. articulate complex coding conventions, and

5.  identify the correct coding guidelines


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