Medical Coding (530)

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For complete 2017-2018 programs/academic plans, please refer to Academic Programs.

530-102

This course prepares learners to assign ICD-CM, CPT, and HCPCS level II medical codes with entry level proficiency. Learners will apply instructional notations, conventions, rules, and official coding guidelines for ICD-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Level II codes. Learners apply skills through coding application from medical documentation and various other coding exercises. Confidentiality and HIPAA will be reinforced throughout the course.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (106-120 or 160-120 or 501-101) and (106-136) or 160-136 and (806-194 or 806-177)

530-103

This course is a continuation from 530-102 Medical Office coding I and will focus on coding ICD-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Leve II codes for Anesthesia, Evaluation and Management, Radiology, and Medicine. Learners will review and apply coding instructional notations, conventions, rules and official coding guidelines in ICD-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Level II codes in preparation to take the national AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders) CPC (Certified Professional Coder). exam. Learners will complete research into the application of modifiers. Resources, including the Internet and coding software will be introduced. Confidentiality and HIPAA is reinforced through the course. An active role in team participation will be required.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (530-102 or 530-150)

530-112 Disease Process and Treatment

Prepares learners to interpret clinical documentation that they will encounter in a variety of healthcare seetings. Emphasis is placed on understanding the common disorders and diseases of each body system to include the etiology (cause), signs and symptions, diagnostic tests and results, and medical treatments and surgical procedures.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 4
Co-requisites: (501-101) and (806-189 or 806-177)

530-150 Medical Office Coding I

This course prepares learners to assign ICD-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Level II medical codes with entry level proficiency. Learners will apply instructional notations, conventions, rules, and official coding guidelines for ICD-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Level II codes. Learners apply skills through coding application from medical documentation and various other coding exercises. Confidentiality and HIPAA will be reinforced throughout the course.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 4
Pre-requisites: (106-120 or 160-120 or 501-101) and (106-136 or 160-136) and (806-194 or 806-177)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201751176530-150MW08/23/2017 - 12/18/20178:00am - 10:25amJubeck, M.Central

530-176 Health Date Management

Introduces the use and structure of health care data elements, data sets, data standards, their relationships to primary and secondary record systems and health information processing.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: 530-181

530-181 Intro to the Health Record

This course prepares learners to illustrate the flow of health information in various health care delivery systems and within the health information department. Prepares learners to retrieve data from health records. Professional ethics, confidentiality and security of information are emphasized.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

530-182 Human Disease for Health Professionals

Prepares learners to interpret clinical documentation that they will encounter in a variety of healthcare settings. Emphasis is placed on understanding the common disorders and diseases of each body system to include the etiology (cause), signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests and results, and medical treatments and surgical procedures.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Co-requisites: (501-101) and (806-194 or 806-195 or 806-177 or 806-189)

530-184 Current Procedural Terminology Coding

Prepares learners to assign CPT codes, supported by medical instructional notations, conventions, rules and official coding guidelines when assigning CPT codes to case studies and actual medical record documentation.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Co-requisites: (501-101) and (530-181) and (530-182 or 530-112) and (806-194 or 806-177 or 806-195 or 806-189)

530-185 HealthCare Reimbursement

This course prepares learners to compare and contrast health care payers, illustrate the reimbursement cycle, and to comply with regulations related to fraud and abuse. Learners assign Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs), Ambulatory Payment Classifications (APCs) and Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) with entry-level proficiency using computerized encoding and grouping software.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (501-101) and (530-181) and (530-182 or 530-112) and (806-194 or 806-177 or 806-195 or 806-189)

530-195 Applied Coding

Prepares students to assign ICD and CPT/HCPCS codes supported by medical documentation with intermediate level of proficiency. Students will prepare appropriate physician queries in accordance with compliance guidelines and will assign codes to optimize appropriate reimbursement.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (530-197 or 530-197) and (530-199 or 530-199) and (530-184 or 530-184) and (530-185 or 530-185)

530-197 International Classification of Disease (ICD) Diagnosis Coding

Prepares students to assign ICD diagnosis codes supported by medical documentation with entry level proficiency. Students apply instructional notations, conventions, rules, and official coding guidelines when assigning ICD diagnosis codes to case studies and actual medical record documentation.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Co-requisites: (501-101) and (806-189 or 806-177) and (530-182 and 530-181)

530-199 International Classification of Disease (ICD) Diagnosis Coding

Prepares students to assign ICD procedure codes supported by medical documentation with entry level proficiency. Students apply instructional notations, conventions, rules, and official coding guidelines when assigning ICD procedure codes to case studies and actual medical record documentation.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (501-101 or 501-101) and (806-189 or 806-189 or 806-177 or 806-177) and (530-182 or 530-182) and (530-181 or 530-181)