CPT Coding: Introduction to CPT Coding

$660.00

CPT coding is used by physicians and hospitals to describe medical, surgical, and diagnostic services provided to patients. This course provides an introduction to the CPT coding system, CPT guidelines, and correct coding for hospital outpatient services.

CEUs:     23 AHIMA      23 AAPC
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Learn how CPT allows healthcare providers to communicate uniform information about medical services and procedures among physicians, coders, patients, accreditation organizations, and payers. After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the structure of the CPT coding system
  • Navigate the layout of the CPT coding manual
  • Describe the  sections of the CPT coding manual
  • Identify and apply the steps required to code procedures using CPT
  • Apply guidelines and select proper codes from CPT
  • Multimedia and interactive online course offering independent self-study.
  • Knowledge checks and/or final assessment ensure mastery of material.
  • Online Flexibility! Materials available 24/7. Work at your own pace — save time and travel costs.
  • Earn Libman Education Certificate of Completion and CEUs.
  • To receive CEU credit, students must achieve a passing rate on the course assessment(s).
  • Course is self-paced. For planning purposes, assume 1-3 hours required for each CEU.
  • Unlimited course access during enrollment period. For courses offering greater than one CEU, enrollment period is 16 weeks. For courses offering one or fewer CEUs, enrollment period is 4 weeks.
  • Extensions to the enrollment period are available. Contact Libman Education for pricing.
  • Financing available through PayPal Credit.
  • Price listed is per person/per course. Group rates available upon request.

CPT Coding: Introduction to CPT Coding
Syllabus

Chapter 1: Introduction to Coding
Chapter 2: Getting to Know CPT®
Chapter 3: HCPCS Coding
Chapter 4: Principles of Coding and the Use of Modifiers
Chapter 5: Using the Health Record to Report Codes Summary:
Chapter 6: Evaluation and Management Services Coding
Chapter 7: Anesthesia Coding
Chapter 8: Introduction to Surgery Coding
Chapter 9: Integumentary System
Chapter 10: Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 11: Respiratory System
Chapter 12: Cardiovascular System
Chapter 13: Digestive System
Chapter 14: Urinary System
Chapter 15: Male and Female Genital Systems, Reproductive System Procedures, Maternity Care and delivery, and Endocrine System
Chapter 16: Nervous System
Chapter 17: Eye and Ocular Adnexa and Auditory System
Chapter 18: Radiology Coding
Chapter 19: Pathology and Laboratory Coding
Chapter 20: Medicine Coding

Instructor:
Angela Lehoux, BS, CCS, CDIP, CIC, COC, CPC-I

Angela Lehoux is a coder with 25 years of experience in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room coding; an instructor and education specialist for Libman Education courses; and Director of Training and Operations for Libman Education where she is responsible for ensuring that our training is accurate, easily accessible, and challenging. Angela believes in the transformational power of education to help individuals achieve their personal and career goals and for institutions to achieve operating success. She develops and reviews course content and is the teacher for Libman Education’s Medical Coder Career Program (MCCP), courses on ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, and review courses for the CCA, CCS, CIC, and COC credentials. Angela holds a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management.

Author:
Ruth Berger, MS, RHIA
Ruth Berger is the HIT Program Coordinator at Florida Gateway College in Lake City, Florida. She holds the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) certification of Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). Ruth has a master’s degree in career and technical education from the University of Wisconsin—Stout, a bachelor’s degree in healthcare management from Southern Illinois University, and an associate of applied science in medical records from the College of Lake County. Ruth brings decades of accredited HIM experience to her over 10-year-long teaching role in an associate degree program. She has previously worked in acute care as a manager of coding and compliance, been the assistant director of an HIM department, and held many other roles in HIM. Ruth has served on numerous committees and advisory boards in her career.

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