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Health Information Tech/5: Ambulatory Coding System

This competency-based course is the last in a sequence of five designed for health information technology. It provides students with project-based experiences in ambulatory coding used in medical offices, hospitals, clinical laboratories, private and governmental insurance agencies, and other health-care related facilities. Technical instruction includes an introduction as well as reviews of workplace safety policies and procedures and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on the official coding guidelines of the latest editions of the Current Procedural Terminology ® (CPT®) Manual and the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Levels I and II code books. The coding applications of the Evaluation and Management (E&M), Anesthesia, Surgery, Radiology, Pathology and Laboratory, and Medicine Sections and subsections of the said code books are covered extensively. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.

 

Prerequisites:
Enrollment requires successful completion of the Health Information Tech/4: Diagnostic Coding Systems (76-15-80) course and keyboarding speed as required by the industry.

Instructors

Padilla, Virginia Teacher