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Basic Medical Coding: CPT

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This is not a billing course. This course is meant to teach the Basics of CPT coding, in order to: 1) prepare attendees for entry level coding in various healthcare settings where CPT is used, such as physician offices, medical group practices, clinics, billing companies and hospitals.  2) To assist attendees to prepare to take the CCA or CCS exams offered by the AHIMA to become a Nationally certified coder. Course covers guidelines/conventions, as noted in the AMA-CPT book, APC reimbursement information, with numerous coding exercises. Recommended: Medical Terminology.
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Class Details

14 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Location
Wawona 1

Instructor
Diane Lemire 

 

Notice

Please read:  CPT books for Medical Coding required for the first day of class. 1) Basic Current Procedural Terminology & HCPCS Coding 2018 Edition – Gail Smith, author, with AHMA as publisher ISBN: 978-1-58426-623-5 New: AHIMA at www.ahimapress.org or call 800.335.5535 2) CPT code book 2016: Professional edition, AMA publisher (not standard edition and not 2018) ISBN: 978-1-62202-600-5 Only NEW: AMA at www.amabookstore.com or call 800.621.8335 *only CPT version allowed to take the AHIMA National exam 3) any medical dictionary published within last 5 years; can also take to National exams **MUST have if the attendee has not taken medical terminology.

Tuition: 

$249.00

Registration Closes On
Thursday, August 30, 2018 @ 12:00 AM


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/4/2018 - 12/4/2018 Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Modesto, Wawona 1  Map Diane Lemire 

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