This “hands-on” course introduces students to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT-4) coding system used to identify medical care and services provided by physicians, trauma centers and other health care facilities. Students will also be introduced to the compliance and reimbursement issues related to Healthcare Common Procedural Coding System (HCPCS), the commonly used physician-based coding system. Students will spend a considerable amount of class time strengthening coding skills.
Credit Hours: Lecture – 2, Lab – 2, Credits – 3