Coastal Pines Technical College

Coastal Pines Technical College 2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook

BUSN 2370 Medical Office Billing/Coding/Insurance (3)

Provides an introduction to medical coding skills and applications of international coding standards for billing of health care services. Provides the knowledge and skills to apply coding of diagnostic statements and procedures for billing purposes. Provides an introduction to medical coding as it relates to health insurance. Topics include: International classification of diseases, code book formats; coding techniques; formats of the ICD and CPT manuals; health insurance; billing, reimbursement, and collections; and managed care.

Prerequisites: BUSN 2300 or ALHS 1090 and BUSN 2310 or ALHS 1010 or ALHS 1011