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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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