2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Medical Coding: Professional and Facility Services, AAS


Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Coding: Professional and Facility Services, a student will be able to:

 Science and Technology
  • Interpret physician documentation and apply appropriate diagnoses and procedural codes.
  • Interpret documentation and apply the appropriate ICD-10-PCS facility code.
  • Analyze CMS Audit Tool to determine the appropriate Evaluation and Management code level of service. Utilize 3M Encoder to append appropriate modifiers and verify payable diagnoses.
Problem Solving/Critical Thinking
  • Interpret all Coding concepts and research appropriately and accurately.
  • Identify Coding issues and solve them.
  • Maintain a balance between productivity and quality in their daily assignments.
 Professionalism
  • Uphold professional and ethical standards
  • Collaborate with colleagues in a respectful and positive manner
Communication
  • Demonstrate professional written and verbal skills.