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MED* E115  - Medical Coding & Billing

Credits: 2

Prerequisite: MED* E125
Parallel: MED* E113

An introduction to practices surrounding medical insurance claims, insurance terminology, CPT, HCPCS and ICD-9 coding systems, introduction to ICD-10, billing and collections. Government programs, federal regulations and the impact of HIPAA regulations will be explored as they relate to coding and collections. Manual CMS 1500 forms and electronic 837 forms will be completed with the use of Medisoft Medical Billing Software.