MOAA130 - Medical Coding I

Credits: 3

Medical Coding I focuses on the evaluation and management , the medicine section and also ICD-9-CM diagnosis coding aspects of coding for medical office setting. The students will be required to apply their knowledge of medical terminology to interpret and abstract pertinent data needed to accurately code the evaluation and management portion of an office or hospital visit to optimize insurance reimbursement. CPT and ICD-9-CM manuals will be explained and utilized extensively.

Prerequisites

Medical TerminologyPathophysiology for Allied Health

Admission to the Medical Office Administrative Assistant or Health Information Technology program, AH110 and AH112 both with a grade of C or better.

Required course for