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MCCG145 - CPT And HCPCS II Coding

Semester Credit Hour(s) 3
This course features the basics of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS Level II) clinical classification systems and outpatient/physician office reimbursement methodologies. The use and maintenance of electronic applications and work processes supporting classification and coding are also covered. Topics include the assignment of procedure codes, evaluation of accurate procedural groupings, interpretation of relevant regulations and coding guidelines, validation of coding accuracy by comparison of health records, and examination of reimbursement systems.

Prerequisite(s): MCCG 100  
Prerequisite or Corequisite: MCCG136  (MCCG137  for students enrolling May 2021 or after)