May 30, 2020  
2015-2016 Student Catalog 
    
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MED 230 - Medical Coding, Billing and Insurance

3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lec., 3 Lab

In this course the student will learn to enter data into the computer and perform computerized account management duties. Students will use a medical practice management software program to schedule patient appointments, create superbills, post patient charges and payments, produce patient ledgers, complete insurance claim forms, prepare daily deposit slips, age accounts receivable, and compile a variety of reports. Students will be introduced to coding using ICD-9 and CPT-4 coding books. Students will learn how to use numerical designations in place of the usual medical terminology to describe diseases of a patient and medical services and procedures provided by the physician.
Usually offered Spring semester
Pre-Requisites: MED 130, 134, BIO 117 or 213 or permission of instructor


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