Mar 20, 2019  
2018 - 2019 Academic Catalog 
  
2018 - 2019 Academic Catalog
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ALH5240 - Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding


3 hour(s)
Elective Type: Technical Elective
Special Funding Identifier: KS Excel in CTE Initiative
This course is designed to present basic CPT and HCPCS coding and prepare the student for the second part of this two-part course. The student will develop competencies in the basic elements of medical coding using the CPT and HCPCS manuals. Various body systems will be reviewed so that students will better understand how the coding is derived. This is the introductory course in medical coding and is intended for those entering the medical profession, whether it be as a front office employee with day- to-day involvement in the coding aspect, or clinical personnel who will be integral in the coding aspect as the provider or assisting the provider.
Prerequisite(s): ALH1655 - Medical Terminology , ALH5230 - Pharmacology , ALH5235 - Allied Healthcare Provider Anatomy and Physiology  and ALH5236 - Pathophysiology  

Course Outcomes/Procedures: Link to document
Co-requisite(s): ALH5242 - International Classification of Disease (ICD) Coding  



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