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Phone: (315) 684-6046
Fax: (315) 684-6427
Email: admissions@morrisville.edu
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What MSC professor has influenced you and why?

“Professor Rogers who teaches biology influenced me. I find it interesting to learn facts about the biology, knowing the itsy-bitsy things about your body, it’s pretty cool. Professor Roger teaches the class in a way where you want to go home and go over your notes and actually study and come back rejuvenated to participate in the class as well as learn more things. Professor Rogers is awesome!”

School of Agriculture, Sustainability, Business and Entrepreneurship

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083
Email: nybergcl@morrisville.edu

Course Description

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. Prerequisite: OFFT 115, OFFT 250 3 credits (3 lecture hours), spring semester

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Admissions Requirements

Desired: 1 unit each of defined math and science or business major.