Aug 18, 2019  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2018-2019

AHBC 101: Introduction to Medical Coding

3 Cr
Quarters: F, W, S, SR
This course provides a basic introduction to the medical coding processes to obtain reimbursement for medical procedures, examinations, and supplies.  Topics include the proper application of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), International Classification of Diseases 10th Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding Systems (HCPCS), and introduction of modifiers. 
Prerequisite: Completion of AH 119  with a C or better or permission of instructor.