We will be teaching both ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding systems for calendar year 2017. Graduates of the program will be at the leading edge of the field, possessing the ability to implement the new system with expertise and professionalism. “ICD-10 codes will provide better support for patient care, and improve disease management, quality measurement and analytics,” said Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
CoursesHCM115E Medical Insurance and Billing
This course further develops the skills needed to perform the professional office duties of a medical assistant. Continued emphasis is placed on records management, billing, and computer systems specific to Medical Manager Software. Written communications are expanded and practiced throughout the course. Students will use medical office software to input patient data and to perform billing and other medical administrative functions. Medical insurance, CPT, and ICD-10 coding techniques will also be covered.
HCM125E Medical Terminology
This course will introduce the student to the systems of the body and terminology related to each system. The anatomy of each system, diseases and disorders will be covered. Common medical abbreviations of medications, diagnostic testing, diseases and procedures will be incorporated throughout. Terminology of psychiatric disorders, surgery, administration and classification of medication, oncology/nuclear medicine, and pathology/autopsies will be presented.