Aug 14, 2022  
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BT 259 - Medical Billing and Coding


Credits - 4 Lecture - 4
Students will learn how to assign medical codes to provider services in medical facilities using the Current Procedural Terminology manual and patient diagnoses using the International Classification of Diseases manual. Students will abstract information from patient records and combine it with coding guidelines to optimize physician, hospital, and outpatient service payments. Course is for Administrative Office Professional Medical Option (AAS) to replace BT254 Medical Transcription that will be moved to an inactive course.
Term(s) Offered: Winter
Course Designation: C/T Elective - A maximum of 12 credits of college-level career and technical courses may be used as electives in the A.A.O.T. and the A.A.S. degrees.



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