LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Mar 02, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MEDC 1675 - Advanced Coding


Credits: 4
Students build on the base knowledge learned from Basic CPT and Basic ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding. Students link CPT or ICD-10-PCS procedural codes with ICD-10-CM diagnostic codes using examples from medical records. Analyzing both inpatient and outpatient records, students follow the guidelines for reporting codes for procedures, diagnoses, and ancillary services. Students review the current regulations related to coding compliance and evaluate ethics in relation to fraud and incorrect coding.

Prerequisite: Completion of MEDC 1500  and MEDC 1600 .



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