Course Description

Participants continue their study of diagnostic and procedural coding. The purpose and use of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) and Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) are covered. Participants practice coding using advanced scenarios, patient records, and computerized coding systems.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:
1. Describe the structure and functions of Resource-Based Relative Value Scales (RBRVS), APC and HCPCS II.
2. Audit medical documents for accuracy and commonly made coding errors.
3. Outline the strategies used to ensure the accuracy and quality of coded medical documents.
4. Accurately assign ICD-10-CM, CPT-4, and HCPCS codes as well as complex modifier codes (SNOMED, DSM, RUG, etc.) to source documents.
5. Accurately complete the CMS-1500 form.


William Castillo 
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