MEDICAL CODING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
(Includes the following 2 courses) H.S./GED, CORI required:
1. Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology:
CSA 337 Z1:12 weeks; Thursday: 5:30P.M. - 8:30P.M.; Cost: $350
This course is a foundation for most healthcare-related training. Participants learn to identify major regions of the human body and their related scientific terms to best interpret diagnosis and clinical procedures.
2. ICD-9/CPT Training:
CSA 345 Z1: 12 weeks; Monday: 5:30P.M. - 8:30P.M.; Cost: $400
The focus of this class is to make the official coding guidelines and complex diagnosis coding issues accessible to participants in this program relative to CPT, ICD-10 CM, ICD-9, and Level II (HCPCS) coding system. Students lean to apply these guidelines and rules in coding patient services. Various coding scenarios and issues are analyzed, including frauds and abuses, coding clarification with HMO's and QIO's, and physician documentation issues.