Introduction to Medical Coding
with CEU Certificate*
Lesson 1: Introduction to Medical CodingThe healthcare industry, complex and rigorous even for the most knowledgeable and thorough of professionals, requires that paperwork be submitted both in a highly accurate and very timely manner.
Lesson 2: Introduction to Diagnosis Coding"Act or process of identifying of determining the nature and cause of a disease or injury through the evaluation and examination of a patient history's and the review of subsequent laboratory data."
Lesson 3: ICD-CM - What is it?Introduction to ICD-CM coding.
Lesson 4: ReimbursementOne of the primary purposes of medical coding, and subsequent billing, is to obtain a reimbursement from the third-party biller.
Lesson 5: Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)What is CPT? Please purchase a the CPT 2020 Professional Edition published by the American Medical Association.
Lesson 6: CPT Coding and StructureCurrent Procedural Terminology (CPT) as officially stated encompasses a set of codes, descriptions and guidelines used to distinguish medical procedures performed by physicians and additional healthcare providers.
Lesson 7: Evaluation and Management (E/M) CodingIn this lesson we'll be exploring E/M coding.
Lesson 8: Surgery and Integumentary System CodingIn this lesson we'll explore surgery and Integumentary System coding.
Lesson 9: Anesthesia CPT CodesLet's explore the anesthesia CPT codes.
Lesson 10: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Musculoskeletal SystemsCardiovascular, respiratory and musculoskeletal are distinct in terms of their unique terminologies and special cases, they all share the commonality of having a range of codes correlative to anatomical surgeries.
Lesson 11: Radiology and Pathology CodingWe will now turn our attention to the two remaining CPT Manual subsections (outside of medicine and the appendices), those of radiology and pathology.
Lesson 12: Introduction to Documentation (Medical History)Health Information Management and Documentation occupies a titanic area within the medical world.
Lesson 13: Medical Examination, Decision Making, Selecting the Correct CodeAs a medical coder, your job will be select the most appropriate diagnostic and/or procedural code in order to report encounters, services, tests, treatments, supplies and procedures provided to a patient.
Lesson 14: Issues with Fraud and AbuseWithin the US, hundreds upon hundreds of cases pertaining to medical coding/billing fraud and abuse annually amount to billions of dollars lost to government programs, public and private healthcare companies and third party billers.
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2. All assignments must be completed in chronological order
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4. Assignments with a score of less than 70% will be allowed a retake.
5. Assignments with a score of 70% or more are not allowed retakes.
CPT Coding Manual
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|Lesson Exam 3||100|
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|Lesson Exam 11||70|
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