Online Course Description

Spring Courses / January-May, 2014

OFFT 200: Medical Coding

This is a beginning medical coding course designed to provide students with the essential information and working knowledge of health care coding systems used in billing insurance companies for medical services to ensure optimum reimbursement. The course offers practical and easy-to-follow instructions on how to code procedures and diagnoses using the CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS systems. Other aspects of healthcare reimbursement will be covered such as HIPAA guidelines, abstracting information from patient records for correct placement on claim forms, inpatient and outpatient health care settings, and third party reimbursement issues.

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: OFFT 116, OFFT 250
Instructor: Connolly
CRN: 15013
Run Time: Full Term

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