Medical Coding I

Code: W18-316
Price: $599.00
Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology & Basic computer knowledge
Instructor: Diane Parini, LPN with over 30 years in nursing and medical office experience; and Deborah Ewald, CPC, CEHRS, MHA with EHR experience since 1995, Nurse Educator with over 20 years experience.
Day/Time: Monday & Wednesday - 6:00-9:00pm
Start Date: JANUARY 22, 2018.
Fees: $599 plus $10 material fee in cash to the instructors on the first night of class
Number of Class Meetings: 12 sessions (a few classes may be online) plus 6 three-hour online sessions
Hybrid course with in depth medical coding designed with hands-on approach to working with ICD and CPT coding books. Upon completion, you will have a solid, working knowledge of coding in a physician's/outpatient office. As a blended/hybrid course, there will be 6 three-hour classes that are web facilitated, computer mediated instruction. The online environment is student interactive and has teacher-assisted activities. The online segment of the course is required and fulfills a necessary criteria to qualify for the exam. Emphasis is placed on accurate coding selection, following approved guidelines, compliance, correct sequencing of multiple diagnoses, procedure codes, and special concentration on modifiers. The instructor will provide coding scenarios and coding problems that may hinder payment in the doctor/outpatient office. The instructor will also provide practical materials currently used in a physician's office to further enhance the student's knowledge in the workplace. There will be a small one-time charge at the beginning of the course to cover in-class materials. This class will serve as a building block to Medical Coding II with CPC Certification Exam Prep. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, and Basic Computer Experience. Students are required to purchase for the first class: Students are responsible for purchasing the textbook Medical Coding Step-by-Step 2017 Edition. (Access Code, Textbook & Workbook Package). ISBN: 978-0323497169. CALL 800-545-2522 for Coupon. Access Code is important for online classes.
Quantity in Basket: None
Quantity: