Jul 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Academic Catalog
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AHMS 219 - Intermediate Medical Coding


Credit(s): 4

Prerequisite(s): a grade of “C-” or better in AHMS 210 .
This course is a continuation of AHMS 210 .  Students will continue using the current Diagnosis and Procedures manuals to code medical cases and simulations. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Code cases and medical records using the current Diagnosis and Procedures manuals.
  • Assign the correct Diagnosis and Procedures codes for a variety of body systems.
  • Enter coding information correctly on CMS 1500 form or UB04 Form.
  • Use coding guidelines and regulations for coding manuals.
  • Verify that medical necessity is documented and met.
  • E/M coding will be introduced.



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