Advanced Medical Billing and Coding
Course ID: IST 275
This course is designed to further train individuals in both inpatient and outpatient coding and links a connection to the billing/reimbursement/collections process. Students go through all steps necessary to code a claim correctly and link the correct CPT and ICD-9-CM codes for reimbursement for various insurance carriers and government entities. This course explains adjustments and how and when to bill patients, and what to do if there is a denial or rejection. Students learn more code- specific information, specialty coding, and the levels of coding. They have the opportunity to use billing software to code from sample forms. Lecture 6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: IST 225
Corequisites: NoneView All Courses