Core
Medical Coding and Billing (900 required hours)
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Prerequisite(s)
Operating Systems and Email Applications explores essential skills needed to successfully use a computer in school and at work. Throughout this course, you will study how to maneuver within the Windows environment through hands-on activities; including, launching programs, working with Windows and the taskbar to enable multitasking, customizing the desktop, and managing files. Finally, you will examine how to use the Internet to efficiently search for information on the Web and send and receive email.
In this course, students will create, format, and save documents. They will also be introduced to the Help feature, the spelling and grammar checker, the format painter, styles, and how to copy and move text in order to produce and enhance business documents.
Google Drive examines the features and uses of Google Drive applications using a hands-on approach. During this course, you will explore the uses of Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Forms, and Google Drawings. You will create documents, pie charts, forms, sheets, and drawings using the various application found in Google Drive.
Business English emphasizes essentials of business English. Throughout this course, you will study writing, sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and proofreading.
Introduction to Medical Coding and Billing will present the program orientation, and students will explore various program emphases. This course will prepare students to pass the HIPAA certification. The course will also cover emergency procedures and infection control in the healthcare office and introduce various job opportunities available in Medical Coding and Billing.
Medical Terminology & Anatomy for Coding prepares the students for a coding or health information management career with a focused delivery of content that allows them to recognize, recall, and apply their knowledge. This course will introduce key Medical coding guidelines and will tie medical terminology and anatomy terms to current medical codes. The students will be able master the intricacies of coding and billing. Students will study and learn the language of the medical professional and how specific vocabulary relates to both ICD-10 and CPT Coding.
Medical Terminology & Anatomy for Coding explores the preparation needed for a coding or health information management career with a focused delivery of content that allows recognition, recall, and application of knowledge. During this course, you will explore key Medical coding guidelines and will tie medical terminology and anatomy terms to current medical codes. You will demonstrate the ability to master the intricacies of coding and billing. You will also study the language of the medical professional and how specific vocabulary relates to both ICD-10 and CPT Coding.
Medical Insurance Billing and Coding I explores the basic skills necessary to process insurance claims. While in this course, you will identify how to apply managed care and third-party policies and procedures. You will also study how to obtain referrals and pre-certifications as well as perform procedural and diagnostic coding.
Medical Insurance Billing and Coding II explores the basic skills necessary to process insurance claims. While in this course, you will identify how to apply managed care and third-party policies and procedures. You will also study how to obtain referrals and pre-certifications as well as perform procedural and diagnostic coding.
This course is organized to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of the history, theory, and functional benefits of Electronic Health Records (EHR).
This course is designed to provide the student experience in locating and documenting the patient diagnosis. For a health care provider to be reimbursed for services provided, a properly coded claim must be submitted that links ICD-10-CM codes with the CPT Codes. The student needs to know the procedure for appropriately assigning codes and reporting codes and reimbursement policies.
This course is designed to provide experience in locating and documenting the patient's diagnosis. For a health care provider to be reimbursed for services provided, a properly coded claim must be submitted that links ICD-10-CM codes with the CPT Codes. Successful billing and coding specialists need to know the procedure for appropriately assigning and reporting codes and be familiar with reimbursement policies.
Procedural Coding provides experience locating and documenting the patient diagnosis. The necessities for a health care provider to be reimbursed for services provided will be explained, and you will practice properly coding a claim to link the ICD-10-CM codes with the CPT Codes. You will study procedures for appropriately assigning and reporting codes, as well as reimbursement policies.
Procedural Coding provides experience locating and documenting the patient diagnosis. The necessities for a health care provider to be reimbursed for services provided will be explained, and you will practice properly coding a claim to link the ICD-10-CM codes with the CPT Codes. You will study procedures for appropriately assigning and reporting codes, as well as reimbursement policies.
This course gives the student additional hands-on coding scenarios that simulate the actual AAPC coding exam. This course will prepare you take and pass the AAPC National Coding Exam..
Workplace Success is designed to help students develop essential work habits and attitudes as well as human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. Topics include common challenges faced in the workplace, such as presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, navigating office politics successfully, and planning and managing your career.
Support Courses
Medical Coding and Billing (0 required hours)
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Prerequisite(s)
Students in this course will receive assistance with essential reading, math, or computer skills to supplement their program study.
Students will learn to use effective study habits and strategies for remembering information found in their textbooks and heard in-class lectures. Students will also learn to use a strategy for reading and taking notes from textbooks, taking notes in class, and learn effective strategies for taking the five types of tests most frequently given by teachers.