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Medical Office Skills

 

Advanced Facility Medical Coding

This course provides inpatient procedure coding knowledge, and advanced diagnoses coding for entry-level medical billing and coding students.

The focus is on the most common complex coding issues in facilities, including complications and comorbidities. In addition, an introduction to the International Classification of Disease, Tenth Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) for inpatient facilities is covered. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Pathophysiology for Medical Insurance Billers/Coders and Introduction to ICD-10-CM Medical Coding.

Purchase manual and handbook (same manual and handbook from Introduction to ICD-10-CM Medical Coding class) 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 starts.

No refunds on or after the class start date. (T)

8.3 CEUs. 

Tuition: $699 (includes $525 in fees*)
Mon, Wed (See Sat dates and times below.) Feb 05-Mar 05 6PM-9:45PM Gateway Campus XH-186 7333 #3377
Saturday classes meet Feb 10-Feb 24 & Mar 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This class has an additional 23.5 hours of online assignments.
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Anatomy & Pathophysiology for Medical Insurance Billers/Coders

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.

Tuition: $704 (includes $592 in fees*)
Mon, Wed, Sat (See Sat dates/times below) Oct 09-Dec 20 6PM-9:45PM Gateway Campus XH-187 7294 #2497
(No class Nov 22, Dec 2, & Dec 9 ). This class will also meet on Saturdays, Oct. 28-Nov. 18, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Introduction to CPT & HCPCS Medical Coding

Learn the basics of coding medical procedures using Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and the Medicare HCPCS II. Instruction will cover an introduction to the procedure coding conventions and format, CPT guidelines, evaluation and management coding (E&M), and anesthesia coding. In addition, you will learn to assign the correct modifier requirements for optimal reimbursement. The basics of reading medical records will also be introduced.

Prerequisite: Advanced Facility Medical Coding.

Purchase required: CPT 2018, Professional Edition and Step-by-Step Medical Coding 2018 Edition (text and workbook), from 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 starts.

No refunds on or after the class start date. (T)

6.3 CEUs. 

Tuition: $685 (includes $470 in fees*)
Mon,Wed (See Saturday dates and times below.) Mar 07-Apr 11 6PM-9:45PM Gateway Campus XH-219 7334 #3380
No class Apr 2 & Apr 4. This class also meets Saturday, Mar 17 & Mar 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This course has an additional 17.5 hours of online assignments.
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Introduction to ICD-10-CM Medical Coding

This course is designed to provide basic coding knowledge for entry-level medical billing and coding students. Instruction will cover basic orientation to the coding conventions, principles and practices of the International Classification of Disease, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD- 10-CM) coding classification system and the concept of reimbursement.

Prerequisites: Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Pathophysiology for Medical Insurance Billers/ Coders. Purchase required manual and handbook: ICD-10- CM Complete Code Set 2018 Manual and ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, 2018 ed. 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 starts. No refunds on or after the class start date. (T)

6.3 CEUs.

Tuition: $685 (includes $470 in fees*)
Mon, Wed (With Some Sat Hours, See Note Below for Sat Hours) Jan 03-Jan 31 6PM-9:45PM Gateway Campus XH-148 7332 #3376
No class Jan. 15. This class also meets on Saturday, Jan. 6, Jan 20 & Jan 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This class has an additional 14 hours of online assignments.
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Medical Insurance Billing A-Z Plus

This hands-on course covers valuable skills to compete in the current job market and has been expanded to ensure increased hands-on practice is covered to meet eligibility requirements for multiple credentials. Learn all aspects of medical billing and claims processing from A-Z Plus including HIPAA Compliance along with a basic introduction to diagnostic and procedural coding. You will gain real-world experience with simulated practice as you manually and electronically prepare insurance claims. No previous medical experience necessary. Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam, the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) exam, and the AAPC Certified Professional Biller (CPB) exam (cost of exams not included in course tuition).

Prerequisite: Medical Terminology and strong computer and keyboarding skills and internet access; Anatomy and Pathophysiology strongly recommended. Computer courses may be found in earlier pages of this publication. To brush up on your computer skills, see our computer courses.

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 textbook and coding manuals from HCC Bookstore prior to first class. (T) 10.0 CEUs.

Tuition: $895 (includes $770 in fees*)
Tue, Thu Mar 13-Jun 21 6PM-9:45PM Gateway Campus XH-198 7329 #3381
No class Apr 2 & Apr 4
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Medical Terminology

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.

No prerequisite. Purchase textbook and medical dictionary from the HCC Bookstore prior to first class. (T)

5.5 CEUs.

Tuition: $505 (includes $395 in fees*)
Mon, Wed Jan 29-Mar 14 6PM-9:45PM Gateway Campus XH-126 7328 #3372
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