Sep 25, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog
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ALLH 1605 - CPT Medical Coding


Lec. 3; Lab 1 Cr. 4

Students will learn fundamental coding guidelines while using the current coding classification system.  Basic procedural coding guidelines and techniques for physician services and procedures.  Details of the HCPCS coding system will be explained for durable equipment, drugs, and special procedures.  This course includes a virtual lab which will enhance the students’ knowledge using real world scenarios which involve using encoder software, clinical information from electronic health records, and other tools for coding.  A grade of “C” or better must be earned in this course to receive a certification in Medical Billing and Coding.

Prerequisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in ALLH 1013 ALLH 1023 ALLH 1200 ALLH 1620 ALLH 1800 /BIOL 1160 ALLH 1025  (or registration).
Corequisite(s): ALLH 1615  
Note: Pre-requisite for the following courses:  ALLH 2625  (Advanced Medical Coding); and ALLH 2646  (Medical Billing and Coding Practicum)



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