Especially for new coders working in an outpatient setting, this four-part series covers the fundamentals of coding guidelines as well as an introduction to CPT, ICD-10-CM, and E/M coding. Includes 12 hours of recorded content and digital workbooks.
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Especially for new coders working in an outpatient setting, this four-part series covers fundamental coding concepts and introduces CPT, ICD-10-CM, and E/M coding. This course includes 12 hours of recorded instruction and 4 digital workbooks.
This program provides an introduction to ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Level II coding systems and explores essential coding concepts that directly impact reimbursement for healthcare services provided in an outpatient setting.
This course provides basic level instruction in diagnostic coding for the medical practice or outpatient setting. Medical coders abstract details from the healthcare providers' reports to select or validate the proper ICD-10-CM code(s). Coding conventions, general guidelines, and chapter-specific guidelines will be introduced and clarified.
This course provides basic instructions in procedural coding in the AMA CPT-4 manual for the medical practice or other outpatient settings. Participants will learn to identify the main term and select the medical, surgical, and/or diagnostic procedure or service that accurately describes what is supported by the documentation in the medical record.
Learn the steps that tie accurate code selection to proper reimbursement including rules and guidelines for E/M services such as medical necessity and coding by time, and the key components of E/M services.
MS, CMC, CMIS, CHI, CMAA, CBCS, CEHRS
Sharon Turner is an enthusiastic educator who has taught allied healthcare courses at Brookhaven, Collin, and Vista Colleges. She has received awards and recognition for outstanding achievement in teaching, leadership and community involvement. She is effective in developing lesson plans, providing quality instruction, and promoting a positive learning environment for her students.
She also has more than 12 years of experience as a Certified Medical Coder for OB/GYN, Anesthesia, Family Practice Medicine, Dermatology, Vein and Vascular, and Orthopedics Surgery specialties. She helped implement a new EHR system and successfully increased first pass on clean claims paid by 88 percent within 90 days of implementation.
Sharon is a doctorate student at Abilene Christian University majoring in Organizational Leadership in Adult Education. She has a Master of Science and a bachelor’s degree in Workplace Learning Performance in Applied Technologies from UNT. She currently serves on the Digital Faculty Consultant team at McGraw-Hill Education.
Self-provided CPT and ICD-10-CM coding books are required.