Focus is on advanced coding principles including: the prospective payment system and decision-making leading to optimal DRG assignment, regulatory agency coding requirements at the state and national level, coding assessment by peer review organizations, coding quality assurance, CPT for inpatient and outpatient settings, physician-based CPT coding, and APC's. Concentration on application of disease management concepts to the medical record coding process, i.e., physician query with regard to documentation requirements.
Course Number: MEDC-40000 Credit: 6 units
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