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OFFT 2032 - CPT-4 Coding

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: Medical coders use their medical knowledge to ensure adherence to insurance requirements and federal regulations. This course is the first in a series. It is an introduction to basic medical procedural coding guidelines. Student will focus on basic Current Procedural Terminology-4 (CPT-4) coding (Anesthesia, E&M, Surgical, Pathology/Laboratory, Radiology and Medicine) and Healthcare Procedural Coding System (HCPCS) codes.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1024 , OFFT 2012 , OFFT 2013 , and OFFT 2050  with grades of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. CPT
  2. HCPCS
  3. Code Linkage
  4. Surgical Procedures
  5. Body Systems
  6. Evaluation and Management Coding
  7. Case Studies
  8. Data Quality Reviews
  9. National Correct Coding Initiative

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. apply procedural codes to case studies.
  2. demonstrate the use of the CPT coding manual.
  3. ensure validity of code linkage.
  4. explain the CPT classification system.
  5. explain the HCPCS classification system.
  6. identify surgical procedures by body systems.
  7. identify the process of coding evaluation and management services.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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