In this module students will gain an understanding of hospital organizational structures, billing systems, and coding of inpatient procedures. Students will become familiar with the Uniform Bill 2004 (UB-04) form and its application to hospital billing. Hospital reimbursement system such as Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG), Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS), and Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) will be discussed. Students will also learn anatomy and physiology of the muscular and skeletal systems. Medical terminology, pathophysiology and pharmacology related to these systems will also be discussed. Radiology coding guidelines will be introduced. Students will learn identification and method of code assignments, coding, and classification systems in order to assign valid diagnostic and or procedure codes using ICD-9, ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS manuals. Students will also become familiar with and improve their keyboarding skills. By the end of this module students should feel comfortable using coding manuals to locate and assign diagnostic and procedural codes relating to the muscular and skeletal systems and the radiology section of the CPT manual.
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