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Master Course Outline
Medical Coding

Course Number: OT 234
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 50

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Fundamental course in assigning medical procedure (CPT), diagnosis (ICD-10-CM) and HCPCS codes for use in insurance billing and medical record keeping. Designed for medical coders, medical assistants, billing specialists and health information professionals. Prerequisite: OT 280. Recommended: READ 088 or higher.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Understand the history and purposes of medical coding
B. Utilize and know the purpose of each ICD-9-CM, CRT, and HCPCS manual
C. Apply coding conventions when assigning codes
D. Properly sequence and assign ICD-9-CM codes to highest level of specificity
E. Ability to assign correct codes to medical reports
F. Understand the ethics of correct coding


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
OT 234
Spring 2014
6018
Emmalee Brice
OT 234
Winter 2013
6008
Emmalee Brice
OT 234
Winter 2011
1706
Bridget Bergiel
OT 234
Winter 2010
1706
Krista Mahan
OT 234
Fall 2009
6007
Jane Carroll
OT 234
Winter 2009
1706
Krista Mahan
OT 234
Fall 2008
6007
Jane Carroll
OT 234
Spring 2008
6622
Jane Carroll
OT 234
Winter 2008
1706
Krista Mahan
OT 234
Winter 2007
6622
Jane Carroll
OT 234
Fall 2006
6622
Jane Carroll
OT 234
Spring 2006
6622
Jane Carroll
OT 234
Winter 2006
6622
Jane Carroll
OT 234
Winter 2006
1706
Krista Mahan
OT 234
Fall 2005
6622
Jane Carroll
OT 234
Spring 2005
6622
Jane Carroll
OT 234
Winter 2005
6622
Jane Carroll
OT 234
Fall 2004
6622
Jane Carroll
OT 234
Spring 2004
6622
Jane Carroll
OT 234
Winter 2004
6622
Jane Carroll
OT 234
Winter 2004
1706
Beverly OLaughlin
OT 234
Winter 2003
1706
Bev O'Laughlin



Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
 
 
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*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)