Medical Office Skills
This course trains you in hospital-based outpatient specialty areas and includes the reimbursement methodology of the Revenue Centers, Medicare Ambulatory Patient Classification, coupled with the coding assignment of the ICD-10-CM and the CPT/HCPCS for the outpatient. Like physician-based coding, outpatient coding also focuses on the physician’s documentation, with further emphasis on the technical components related to coding for the use of the specialty areas. Clinic coding for the outpatient, with its associated revenue, and much more will be taught in-depth. You will gain a full understanding of working and coding for the outpatient hospital. Prerequisite: Advanced Physicians Medical Coding. Purchase required manual, HCPCS 2018 Level II Professional Edition from the HCC Bookstore prior to first class. Other resources provided in class or online are included in cost of the course. Standard refund policy does not apply. Refunds issued only until the day before the class start date. (T) 8.3 CEUs.
Learn advanced-level physician-based coding. This course integrates ICD-10-CM coding system and the CPT/HCPCS for the medical office. Emphasis is placed on coding physician-based documentation from the place of service and specialty in areas of Evaluation and Management for all practices and specialty areas. Other key areas of concentration include the modifier requirement and coding appeal solution for the physician based. The methodology in coding for reimbursement is also included. Prerequisites: Introduction to CPT & HCPCS Medical Coding. Standard refund policy does not apply. Refunds issued only until the day before the class starts. No refunds on or after the class start date. Purchase required Coders’ Desk Reference for Procedures -2018 Manual from HCC Bookstore prior to first class. Other resources provided in class or online are included in cost of course. (T) 8.3 CEUs.
Learn the normal structure and function of the body including pathologic conditions of each system. Topics include: comprehensive anatomy and functional understanding of pathophysiology for application in the medical coding and billing industry and an introduction to radiology, nuclear
medicine, pharmacology and psychiatry. Standard refund policy does not apply. Refunds issued only until the day before the class starts. No refunds on or after the class start date. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology. Purchase textbook (same textbook from Medical Terminology class) from the HCC Bookstore prior to first class. (T) 8.3 CEUs.
This course provides the basics of medical terminology in preparation for any health care career and is a prerequisite to on-site medical coding and billing classes. It can also help those who want to upgrade skills for a current position, or gain knowledge to succeed in other medical courses. Emphasis is on learning the language of medicine in relation to the body systems rather than rote memorization of terms in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.
Register by August 6 for a $50 early bird discount.
No prerequisite. Purchase textbook and medical dictionary from the HCC Bookstore prior to first class. (T)