3 credits(Hrs: 3 Lec.) Students will learn the differences between the ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding systems. They will learn to apply coding guidelines to procedure and diagnosis coding. They will learn terminology related to the coding systems. Proper documentation will be addressed. They will learn what terms to look for when looking up diagnosis codes and procedures codes. They will learn the significant role that coding plays in the medical field and become proficient with use of the coding books.
Prerequisite(s):HLTH 0107. Course generally offered 1st semester.