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HITC 154 - Basic CPT Coding

(3,0) 3 Credits

Corequisite(s): HLTH 107 - Pathophysiology , HLTH 109 - Pharmacology .
CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) is a set of codes and descriptions developed by the American Medical Association to standardize the identification of services commonly provided by physicians. This course introduces students to the basic concepts and methodology associated with CPT coding, including: terminology formatting, basic guidelines, and surgical package concepts. Additionally, the role of CPT in HCPCS (Health Care Financing Administration Common Procedural Coding System) coding and the use of codes in reimbursement management will be introduced.



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