This course provides the basic knowledge required to professionally code billing records to obtain maximum reimbursement for procedures and services provided by the physician. The areas covered include a basic knowledge of Procedural Coding (CPT) and Diagnostic Coding (ICD-9-CM). A review of medical terminology will be included. Basic theory and rules will provide a foundation for the certification review course and single specialty coding. This course is strongly recommended as a precursor to the Proficiency Certificate in Medical Procedural Coding, and a prerequisite for the Hospital Coding Program.
Other Credit: CA-BRN:36 hours of relicensure credit.BRN Board does not award partial credits.
Course Number: MEDC-40008 Credit: 4 units in Medical Center