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BTECH 132 - Medical Records - Insurance Billing and Coding

3 credits

AHLTH 150  or instructor permission.

Provides knowledge and skill in organizing and processing medical bills utilizing industry standard coding methods and manually completed CMS billing forms.

Theory Hours
3 theory hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Understand the various types of insurance and their billing requirements. (Disciplinary Learning)
  • Understand the proper completion of a CMS 1500 form. (Using Resources,Literacy, and Critical Thinking)
  • Understand ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS coding systems (Using Resources, Literacy, Critical Thinking)
  • Continue gaining knowledge of medical terminology through coding, proofreading and billing.(Critical Thinking, Literacy, Using Resources)
  • Enhance communication and interpersonal skills. (Literacy, Social and Personal Responsibility)

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