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Introduction to Medical Coding and Insurance

( MEDICAL CODING/INSURANCE )

Course details for AHE 110 A , Winter Quarter B783, Last Update: 1/23/2018 8:05:02 PM

Department:  Allied Health Education (AHE)

Crse No: 110

Ln Item: A173

Sec: A

Credits: 5

Campus:  Mount Vernon on Canvas

Dates:  Full quarter

Day, Time, Room, and Instructor Table
DaysTimeRm(s)Instrc(s)
MW 2:45PM-4:05PM A137 in Angst Hall Dorothy C

Type: Standard

Status: Open

Seats Available: 16 of 30

Description and Prerequisite:

Use of the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD) manuals to properly code and process government and private insurance forms. Other procedure/diagnosis coding systems include: Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), Resource Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS); and managed care referrals and pre-certifications.

Prerequisite: AHE 102 (or AHE 160 and 161) and OFTEC 162 with minimum C grade, or department chair permission.

Class Notes:

1. Hybrid course: Meets 3 hours in class per week and 3 hours online per week. Go to www.skagit.edu and click on Quick Links and then Canvas before the first day of class to locate assignments and class documents.

2. Lab fee: $25.

Required Concurrently Enrolled Course(s):


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