The ExpertRating Online Medical Coding Course
(leading to ExpertRating Medical Coding Certification).

Medical coders assign specific codes to medical procedures and diagnoses for billing and insurance purposes. The field of medical coding and billing has become highly specialized and certified professionals are greatly sought-after. If you are seriously contemplating to pursue a career in medical coding, you cannot afford to miss this online Medical Coding course!

ExpertRating Medical Coding Certification

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ExpertRating Medical Coding Certification Course Coverage (Chapters 1-8)

The in-depth courseware includes all aspects of Medical Coding Course including several fitness scenarios.

Chapter 1- Medical Coding Certification Program
Chapter 2- Types of Codes Used
Chapter 3- Introduction to HCPCS Level II
Chapter 4- Introduction to CPT Basics
Chapter 5- Introduction to E/M
Chapter 6- Introduction to Anesthesia and General Surgery
Chapter 7- Introduction to the Integumentary System
Chapter 8- Introduction to Orthopedics


Chapter 1- Medical Coding Certification Program

1.1 The Final Certification Test
1.2 Introduction
1.3 About the Author
1.4 How to Get Started as a Coder
1.5 History of Coding
1.6 Getting Started as a Coder
1.7 Type of Education Required
1.8 Certifications
1.9 Tools of the Trade
1.10 Summary
1.11 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 2- Types of Codes Used

2.1 ICD-10-CM
2.2 ICD-10-CM (continued)
2.3 Subterms
2.4 V Codes and E Codes
2.5 Summary
2.6 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 3- Introduction to HCPCS Level II

3.1 Types of Coding
3.2 Types of Temporary HCPCS Codes
3.3 Summary
3.4 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 4- Introduction to CPT Basics

4.1 CPT Manual
4.2 The Index
4.3 Basic Coding Guidelines
4.4 Symbols
4.5 Summary
4.6 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 5- Introduction to E/M

5.1 Coding Guidelines
5.2 Criteria for E/M Code Selection
5.3 Examination
5.4 1995 E/M Guidelines
5.5 Summary
5.6 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 6- Introduction to Anesthesia and General Surgery

6.1 Types of Surgery
6.2 The Hemic and Lymphatic Systems
6.3 The Male Genital System
6.4 Summary
6.5 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 7- Introduction to the Integumentary System

7.1 ICD-10-CM Coding
7.2 CPT
7.3 Surgical Guidelines
7.4 Summary
7.5 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 8- Introduction to Orthopedics

8.1 Dealing with Fractures
8.2 Dealing with Dislocations
8.3 Dealing with Arthropathy
8.4 Dealing with Vertebral Disorders
8.5 Dealing with Sprains and Strains
8.6 Summary
8.7 Chapter Review Questions

 

Continued...... Course Coverage (Chapters 9-16)

Chapter 9- Introduction to Cardiology and the Cardiovascular System
Chapter 10- Introduction to OB/GYN
Chapter 11- Introduction to Radiology, Pathology, and Laboratory
Chapter 12- Introduction to Medicine
Chapter 13- Introduction to Billings and Collections
Chapter 14- Introduction to Filing the Claim Form
Chapter 15- Introduction to Payments
Chapter 16- Introduction to Inpatient Coding


Chapter 9- Introduction to Cardiology and the Cardiovascular System

9.1 ICD-10-CM Code
9.2 CPT
9.3 CPT 90000 Series Codes
9.4 CPT 30000 Series Codes
9.5 Summary
9.6 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 10- Introduction to OB/GYN

10.1 Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Reproductive System
10.2 The OB/GYN Profession
10.3 OB (Obstetrics)
10.4 Gynecology (GYN)
10.5 Summary
10.6 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 11- Introduction to Radiology, Pathology, and Laboratory

11.1 CPT Radiology
11.2 Radiation Oncology
11.3 CPT - Pathology and Laboratory
11.4 Summary
11.5 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 12- Introduction to Medicine

12.1 The CPT Medicine Chapter
12.2 Summary
12.3 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 13- Introduction to Billings and Collections

13.1 How to Handle Patient Registration
13.2 Fee Schedules
13.3 Payment of Services
13.4 Billing
13.5 The Collections Process
13.6 Summary
13.7 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 14- Introduction to Filing the Claim Form

14.1 The Health Insurance Claim Form
14.2 Filling out the Claims Form
14.3 Medicaid
14.4 Medicare
14.5 Dealing with HMOs
14.6 Dealing with Worker’s Compensation
14.7 Summary
14.8 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 15- Introduction to Payments

15.1 The Payment Cycle
15.2 Completing CMS 1500 Forms
15.3 Appealing the Claim
15.4 Auditing
15.5 Summary
15.6 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 16- Introduction to Inpatient Coding

16.1 Hospital Based ICD-10-CM Coding
16.2 Code Assignments
16.3 Coding Guidelines
16.4 Hospital Reimbursement Procedures
16.5 Summary
16.6 Chapter Review Questions