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Course Title: 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.

Credits: 7
Semester(s): Spring

Prerequisites: IST 225

Corequisites: None

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2080 Three Rivers Blvd., Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Summer Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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