Sep 29, 2023  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AHBC 203: CPC Examination Review

5 Cr
Quarters: S, SR
This course is designed to assist students in preparation for the outpatient (physician-based) coding certification examination (CPC Examination) to become a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). Topics discussed will include: 1) anatomy and pathophysiology; 2) medical terminology; 3) health care reimbursement issues; 4) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding; 5) International Classification of Diseases 10 Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) coding; 6) Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS); 7) modifiers.
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in AHBC 201  and successful completion with a 72% or better of all required Allied Health core and Medical Billing and Coding courses or permission of instructor.