Advanced Coding for the Physicians Office

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Continuous changes in the medical billing and coding profession, as well as HIPAA changes, have created an incredible demand for people trained in coding. The Advanced Coding for the Physician's Office program is designed for students who have previous coding experience, have a basic coding education, or have completed the ed2go Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding (AMS w/MBC) or Medical Billing and Coding program.

CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II coding are covered in this program, along with information on the Correct Coding Initiative (CCI), compliance and reimbursement issues, Official ICD-10-CM coding guidelines, and much more. You'll get important tips to increase your accuracy in code selections and make the billing process smoother, resulting in quicker and better reimbursement.

This program will also prepare you for the Certified Coding Specialist—Physician-based (CCS-P) certification exam offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). In addition, this program also helps prepare for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam.

Upon registering, you're given six months to complete the program.

Enrollment Options:

Instructor-Led
6 Weeks Access Course Code: GES103
Start Dates* Jul 17 | Aug 14 | Sep 18 | Oct 16
*Choose start date in cart

$1595.00

USD

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Syllabus

  1. Evaluation and Management Services
  2. Medicine 
  3. Radiology 
  4. Pathology and Laboratory 
  5. Integumentary System
  6. Cardiovascular System
  7. Digestive System
  8. Musculoskeletal System
  9. Respiratory System
  10. Urinary Systems
  11. Female Genital System and Maternity Care/Delivery
  12. Nervous System
  13. Eye and Auditory Systems
  14. Anesthesia
  15. Reimbursements plus HCPCS Level II Coding
  16. ICD-10-CM Coding

Requirements

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Instructor

LaTisha Cottingham has over 18 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She has four years of teaching experience in the fields of medical billing and coding and medical assisting. Currently she is employed as the lead instructor for the Allied Health Department for a local career institute. LaTisha’s field of expertise is in the area of physician-based inpatient coding and Emergency Department coding. She holds certifications including Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), and Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA). LaTisha is a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the National Healthcare Association (NHA), where she is a test proctor.

LaTrisha Howard has over 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry. LaTrisha has expertise in coding inpatient, outpatient, and ER medical records. In addition to her experience in coding, she has experience in chart auditing and physician education. LaTrisha is currently working as an ER coder and auditor for a physician billing and consulting service and holds a CCS and CPC certification, as well as being a member of AHIMA and AAPC.

Carline Dalgleish has worked in medical office administration, including billing and coding, for over 30 years. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Information Systems, a Master's Degree in Leadership and a Post-Baccalaureate certificate in Health Information Management and is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) She is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer and is a published author on the new ICD-10 coding system. She is a member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM), and owns her own consulting firm, AnnGrant Educational Services.

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