Medical Coding

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Number: 202XHIM51701

Dates:January 13, 2020 Other Dates

Meets: online

Cost: $949.00

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This class is the first step toward becoming certified with AAPC (CPC). After this class it is highly recommended to complete the AAPC Course.

Job Options after Certification: coder in a physician's office, staffing facility or other healthcare area.

Training includes: ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, Medicare/Medicaid billing and coding procedures.

CO-REQUISITE: HS Diploma or GED, Medical Terminology

Provides training for individuals seeking billing and coding positions in physicians' offices, staffing facilities and in other healthcare arenas. Covers CPT and ICD-10-CM coding.


What is coding?

Medical coding transforms medical services, procedures, and diagnosis into number codes. These codes are assigned by the medical coder based on the information in the patient's medical record. Codes are necessary in order to obtain reimbursement from third-party payers as well as provide statistical data for research and development.



PREREQUISITE: Participants must have successfully completed Medical Terminology or have taken Medical Terminology and can provide a transcript.



Recommended Courses:

AAPC coding Class




Notes:

Course begins January 13, 2020 and runs through April 20, 2020. Student will receive log-on instructions by email a week before class begins. Required Textbooks available at Greenville Technical College bookstore: current issue Comprehensive Medical Coding textbook w/access code, current issue ICD-10, HCPCS Level II, and CPTcurrrent issue. *Must take Medical Terminology online course and Fundamentals of Anatomy online course.
Fee: $949.00
Hours:130.00
CEUs:13.00

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