AAPC Professional Medical Coding Course w/Medical Terminology
AAPC Professional Medical Coding Course CPC w/Medical Terminology
Begins January 9, 2019
GED or High School Diploma or Equivalent
Attendance in a Medical Terminology Anatomy/Physiology Course
Professional Medical Coding CPC Preparation Course
This course utilizes the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Professional Medical Coding Curriculum and the Instructor Lynn Schoeler is a Certified Professional Coder Instructor licensed by the AAPC. During this course the student will learn to utilize the three coding reference books necessary to be a Professional Medical Coder; CPT 4 Procedure Book Published by the AMA, ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Book Published by the AMA, and HCPCS Level II Book for supplies and services Published by the AMA.
The student will be able to read a medical record and determine what services were provided to the patient. The student will be able to translate the services and diagnosis using the CPT- 4 Procedure codes and ICD-10-CM Diagnosis codes. The student will also be able to find the correct HCPCS Level II Codes to bill for supplies used during the procedure provided in the physician outpatient setting. Students will be able to apply the Medicare Coding Guidelines when selecting the appropriate service and diagnosis codes.
As part of this course the student will also learn the skills needed to pass the AAPC Professional Medical Coding Certification Examination.
|Classroom Hours 198||Outside Hours 208||Total Hours 406 approximately 48 weeks|
Online courses start at the beginning of each month for live classes see the Calendar