Prerequisite: Medical Terminology
ICD-10-CM coding is required by third-party payers when submitting and processing insurance claims. Students will learn to interpret accurately and describe diagnoses, procedures and supplies used in the physician offices, medical record department, emergency rooms, urgent care and Hospice care facilities. In CPT-4 coding, students will learn how to effectively use evaluation and management codes in compliance with CMS regulations, the correct usage of modifiers that best describes inpatient procedures, and services rendered in compliance with CMS. Students will be informed about the changes and updated code requirements. Hands-on diagnoses, and including problem solving of case studies using ICD-10-CM will be covered in class.