Introduction to Medical Coding

Introduction to Medical Coding




What does a medical coder do? Medical Coders are in demand and are paid well. Students will learn how to translate medical terms into medical codes and understand the official guidelines to coding from the coding manuals. This course covers three different coding systems, (CPT, ICD-9 CM & HCPCS).  Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) is for evaluation, and management; surgery, radiology and laboratory testing; International Classification of Diseases Clinical Modification (ICD-9 CM) is to code for diseases and Healthcare Common Procedural Coding System (HCPCS) is to code for medical equipment & medical supplies. Prerequisite:  Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology


This is a four week program that meets Tues. and Thurs. from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Course start date:  SPRING 2018


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