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Upon successful completion of our Medical Coding course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position doing medical coding in a medical office setting and will be prepared to sit for the AHIMA national certification exam to become a Certified Coding Associate (CCA).

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Program Tuition: $2,650.00

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Overview

Developed to provide an advanced look into the world of medical coding and auditing, our Medical Inpatient Auditing course explores essential applications and real patient cases that explain coding services. Hands-on physician documentation is provided to help develop essential auditing knowledge and skills. Our course is divided into chapters that cover ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS. We explore codes for evaluation and management services, medicine, radiology, pathology and laboratory, surgeries, and anesthesia.

This Program Includes:

  1. Human Anatomy
  2. Medical Terminology
  3. Medical Coding
  4. Medical Inpatient Auditing

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify types of service and diagnosis codes, how to use modifiers, and how to use the audit form
  • Recognize the key components of E/M and medicine coding
  • Recall terminology for positions and placements and types of services for radiology, pathology,and
  • laboratory
  • Describe coding aspects for surgical procedures and body systems
  • Identify base units and modifiers related to coding for anesthesia
  • Identify the core elements of the ICD-10-CM coding system
  • Recognize the conventions and guidelines of the ICD-10-CM coding system
  • List the conventions and guidelines of the HCPCS coding system
  • Define the fundamental uses and guidelines of the CPT coding system
  • Recall the use of modifiers and evaluation and management services (E/M)
  • Identify how to gain and understand the basic word structure in medical terminology
  • Recognize how to relate the medical terms to the structure and function of the human body
  • Identify body systems, body cavities, and planes of the body
  • Define words by dividing them into their component parts
  • Recall the terminology used with medical specialists and case reports
  • Define the basic anatomical terminology of the human body
  • Recall the spine and trunk regions of the human body and their functions
  • Recognize the thorax and the abdominal sections of the human body
  • Identify the functions of the pelvis and lower limbs region of the body
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