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HT2130D - Current Procedural Terminology Coding with Lab - 3 Credits

This course will expand on the knowledge of clinical classification systems through the use of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding principles. Assignments and practical examples of patient records will provide practice in coding and sequencing of diagnoses. Exercises will allow students to apply guidelines for Evaluation and Management (E/M) code and modifier assignment, in addition to the purpose and use of the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS). The applications of coding principles are also explored through the use of encoding software tools. (2 hours lecture/2 hours lab per week)

Prerequisites: HT2127D

Delivery: online