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:
- Medical Inpatient Auditing
- Medical Coding
- Medical Terminology
- Human Anatomy
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 auditform
- 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
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).
+ Are these courses associated with an accredited school?
These courses are offered by Texas A&M University Texarkana, in partnership with Job Training Courses (JTC). Texas A&M University-Texarkana is a regionally accredited institution and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
+ Are there available financial aids (FAFSA, Pell Grant, etc)?
We currently do not have support for federal or state grants. However, we offer zero interest payment plans for up to 12 months. Students can take advantage of these payment plans without worrying about credit check.
+ Can I verify if this is legitimate?
Yes. You may contact Texas A&M University - Texarkana directly. Please see the contact information below:
+ I'm located at a different state. Can I take this program?
Yes. These programs are designed to be portable and accessible wherever you are in the country. Please note however that it is important for you to check state requirements to ensure that the program will be accepted in the state you will be employed in.
+ I'm located outside of the US. Can I take this program?
Yes. These programs are designed to be portable and accessible wherever you are. However, please note that certain programs are only designed to be taken for employment within the United States. An example of this are the Healthcare programs.
+ If I cannot complete the program within the prescribed duration, what are my options?
We offer program extensions for a certain period at no extra cost. Please message us here to speak with one of our advisors.
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