This course includes diagnosis and procedure, coding principles, billing applications, hands-on computer training, introduction to ICD-9CM/CPT/HCPCS, claims processing, third party payers, and electronic filing. Prerequisites: completion of or concurrent enrollment in Medical Terminology and basic computer and word processing skills. Texts required (multiple, approx. $300). Meets concurrently with credit course HIM-1940. NOTE: Those interested in furthering their career in medical coding should contact the Academic Health Science office at 301-322-0733 to receive information on the Health Information Management Medical Coder/Billing Specialist Program.
Continuing Education Level
Continuing Ed - Open Classes