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Ahs 138 - Medical Coding Basics

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AHS 138 Medical Coding Basics Allied Health Sciences Department SPRING TERM 2012 Catalog Course Description This course is a study of basic concepts of coding for medical dental services for the health professions Prerequisite s Credit Hours AHS 102 Medical Terminology 3 Credits Lecture 3 Departmental Website D2L Login Page http www midlandstech edu healthsciences elearn midlandstech edu Instructor Lead Instructor Office Telephone FAX E mail Campus Mailbox See Faculty Addendum Richard T Boan Ph D 803 822 3280 See Faculty Addendum See Faculty Addendum 803 822 3417 See Faculty Addendum See Faculty Addendum Lab 0 Administrative Specialist Bonnie Wood 803 822 3432 woodb midlandstech edu Department Chair Martha H Hanks D D S 803 822 3381 hanksm midlandstech edu Program Coordinator Richard T Boan Ph D 803 822 3280 boanr midlandstech edu Class Schedule Office Hours Textbook s AHS 138 I01 Internet It is recommended that you go online at least three times a week if not every day If you have not logged on for 14 days you are considered over the limit unless you contact the instructor See faculty addendum Medical Coding for Non Coders Understanding Coding and Reimbursement in Today s Healthcare Industry By Scott Additional Textbooks Readings Additional materials will be provided by the AHS 138 instructor Course Objectives On completion of this course the student should be able to 1 2 3 4 Define and explain coding and discuss the history and usage of each coding system Describe reimbursement systems and the forms used in the reimbursement process Be familiar with coding compliance which contains lectures on fraud abuse policies and procedures as well as components of a compliance plan Other issues impacting coding such as industry forces Course Outcomes and Competencies Intended Course Outcome 1 The student will demonstrate knowledge of basic concepts of coding for medical and dental services Course Competency The student will complete a comprehensive examination with an



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