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    Skagit Valley College
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog SVC 
  
2017-2018 Catalog SVC

AHE 110 - Introduction to Medical Coding and Insurance

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Use of the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD) manuals to properly code and process government and private insurance forms. Other procedure/diagnosis coding systems include: Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), Resource Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS); and managed care referrals and pre-certifications. Prerequisite: AHE 102 (or AHE 160 and 161) and OFTEC 162 with minimum C grade, or department chair permission.