Course DescriptionParticipants learn the basics of procedural coding (CPT) and Ambulatory Patient Classifications (APCs). Topics related to fraud and abuse, coding compliance, and compliance programs are also emphasized.
Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:
- Describe the structure, characteristics, principles, rules, and functions of the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code set.
- Accurately assign CPT and basic HCPCS codes to healthcare provider source documents.
- Explain the payment methodology for the ambulatory care.
- Explain and apply ICD-10-PCS coding to healthcare situations.
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Successful completion of Anatomy and Physiology (HLTH5420).