This is an AAPC medical coding online course that will teach you how to accurately assign medical codes for diagnoses, procedures, and services performed by physicians and other qualified healthcare providers in the office, as well as professional-fee coding as it pertains to facility settings (e.g., inpatient hospital)
This course will give you sound knowledge of coding guidelines and regulations to meet compliance requirements, such as establishing medical necessity, using modifiers appropriately, and observing bundling rules. You will gain coding proficiency across a wide range of services, including E/M, anesthesia, surgery, radiology, pathology, and medicine.
This course teaches anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology to comprehend clinical documentation and code descriptors. You will learn how to integrate medical coding and payment policy changes into a practice’s reimbursement processes teach the fundamentals of medical coding, prepares the student for certification and helps them establish a career in the medical coding industry.