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Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding (MEDS 1720)

Credits: 3
Lecture Credits: 2.00
Lab Credits: 1.00

Description: This course introduces Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) using sample exercises and medical records to develop accuracy and skill in coding. The focus is on applying CPT guidelines and principles. Must be taken A-F.

Topical Outline:

1. CPT

2. Code linkage

3. Evaluation and Management coding

4. Reimbursement


Learning Outcomes:
1. Understand basic coding steps
2. Assess documentation adequacy
3. Ensure validity of code linkage
4. Assign specific and accurate CPT codes
5. Understand CPT modifiers
6. Apply knowledge of Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding rules 

Prerequisites:

BIOL 1127, 1128, MEDS 1000 and MEDS 1125