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AHEA 104 - Introduction to Billing and Coding

5 CR

Introduces Medical Billing & Coding procedures including insurance coverage, terminology, payment systems, legal and ethical issues, healthcare compliance, and collections, and common coding systems such as ICD and CPT.

Prerequisite(s): Placement by assessment into ENGL 101 , or completion of ENGL 092  or ENGL 093  with a C or better. Successful completion of AHE 100 , AHE 110 , AHE 120 , AHE 130 , AHE 140 , HLTH 145  and BTS 161  with a C or better at BC; or permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes
Define terminology, abbreviations, coding systems, and billing structures related to medical billing & coding Define and apply concepts of ethical billing & coding practice Use common billing & coding systems Apply basic coding procedures to common billing situations Apply communication strategies to interact with insurance companies, patients and providers

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