This course is designed to expand student knowledge of medical codes used in billing and reimbursement with emphasis on Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) II and the Ambulatory Payment Classifications (APCs) classification systems. The use of diagnosis and procedure codes for professional services reimbursement and coding systems for reimbursement will be analyzed. The relationship between these coding systems will be explored as well as the coding systems used by non-physician medical suppliers and for durable medical equipment.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|HCP 226 - Principles of Medical Coding I|