BUSN 2370 - Healthcare Coding
Pre-requisite(s): (ALHS 1011 or BUSN 2310) & (ALHS 1090 or BUSN 2300)
NOTE: Students enrolled in this course are required to complete the capstone level occupational work ethics course during the same term.
Provides an introduction to medical coding skills and applications of international coding standards for billing of health care services. Provides the knowledge and skills to apply coding of diagnostic statements and procedures for billing purposes. Provides an introduction to medical coding as it relates to health insurance. Topics include: International classification of diseases, code book formats; coding techniques; formats of the ICD and CPT manuals; health insurance; billing, reimbursement, and collections; and managed care.