Medical Coding I

Code: W19-316
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, CEHRS, MHA with EHR experience since 1995, Nurse Educator with over 20 years experience.
Day/Time: MON/WED, 6:00-9:00PM
Start Date: JANUARY 14, 2019.
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 - 3-hour online sessions.

Medical Coding I

 Student must have Basic Computer Knowledge, Medical Terminology, Anatomy/Physiology

 As a blended/hybrid course there will be Two 3-hour In-School Class Blended with 3 hour Online Web Computer Instructor led; Student interactive class each week for 6 weeks

Monday and Wednesday in school classes and Friday Online Web class

 Online classes are required curriculum.  Coding I and Coding II are set up to meet AAPC requirements for taking the CPC (Certified Professional Coder)  exam.

 This Coding Program is Part 1 of 2 Parts designed with a hands-on approach for medical coding within a Physician/Outpatient Facility with ICD and CPT Manuals, using scenarios and coding problems. Students will follow required guide-lines, medical compliance and correct sequencing with multiple diagnosis and procedure codes, a concentration on use of Modifiers, and with an emphasis on accuracy. The instructors will provide the practical materials used in today’s Medical Office so that students will gain the necessary understanding of a Medical Coder in a Medical facility.  The student can continue on to Coding II to prepare for Certification Exam with AAPC.

 Students must purchase; 2018 Medical Coding Step-by-Step by Carol J.Buck; textbook, workbook and access code.

ISBN #9780323568999 for package of textbook, workbook and access code

 Access Code is very important for the Online classes.

PREREQUISITE:  Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, & Basic Computer Experience.





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