Health Care Continuing Ed
XNC 2430 - Medical Coding Certification Course (CPC)
This class will study medical coding using the latest curriculum approved by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) for the CPC certification. The CPC program certificate prepares the student to do physician coding. This course contains an online, interactive component and all tests are taken online. Each class session is recorded. Individuals who successfully complete the course may apply to the AAPC to sit for the national Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam held at JCCC in the Carlsen Center on the last scheduled day of this course. The CPT, ICD-9-CM and HCPCS are required books available in the JCCC bookstore and must be purchased prior to the first day of class. Demystifying Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology are prerequisite courses offered prior to this course. Courses taken at other accredited colleges will be accepted upon approval of the program director. A three-part payment plan is available for this course. The $250 fee for the CPC certification exam held at JCCC is not included. Enrollment into this course is by application and selective admission only. For an application, please go to www.jccc.edu/hhs and click on certificates. Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted for an interview if you meet requirements for admission into the program. For more information, please call 913-469-3811.
CEU Hours: 6.6
Contact Hours: 66
Prerequisite XNC 2831 selective admission
1. Identify differences between hospital and physician services. 2. Explain ways in which physician billing differs from facility and/or hospital billing. 3. Understand the concept of medical necessity as it pertains to coding and reimbursement. 4. Describe the purpose and uses of ABNs and their impact on coding. 5. State the HIPAA-mandated code sets for diagnosis and procedural coding. 6. Understand the proper process for selecting and assigning diagnosis codes. 7. Apply ICD-9-CM guidelines through accurate assignment and sequencing of codes. 8. Apply NCCI and CPT guidelines in assigning CPT codes. 9. Cite the differences between Medicare and the Current Procedural Terminology's definitions of the global surgical package. 10. Apply modifiers to procedural services accurately. 11. Recognize key concepts commonly tested on the CPC exam.
|51200 002||---R---||06:00-08:59 PM||08/07/14-11/20/14||RC 181||Beckman R||10 of 20|
|-T-----||06:00-08:59 PM||11/25/14-11/25/14||RC 181|
|-T-R---||06:00-08:59 PM||12/02/14-12/11/14||RC 181|
|-----S-||07:00-04:59 PM||12/13/14-12/13/14||CC 211|
Enroll for $1650.00