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BOT183:  MEDICAL CODING


Course Description

This course will introduce the student to the theory and procedure of coding for medical diagnoses, an increasingly essential and specialized healthcare communication system. The course is not a certification course. CPT coding is covered, with an overview of both ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: BOT 180.


Learning Outcomes

  • List the uses of the ICD-9-CM.
  • List the uses of the ICD-10-CM.
  • Explain the uses of coding conventions when assigning codes.
  • Demonstrate use of ICD-9-CM
  • Demonstrate use of ICD-10-CM
  • Explain the uses of CPT coding and CPT modifiers


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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