Medical coding for outpatient facilities is an important skillset to help outpatient hospitals/facilities receive appropriate reimbursement and maintain compliance with coding guidelines and government/payer regulations.
The material is presented in a step-by-step manner, and you will learn by completing readings and completing interactive lectures. The program also includes quizzes and exams, so you can test your skills at regular intervals throughout the material.
Through these methods, you will learn essential introductory and advanced medical coding skills for outpatient hospitals/facilities.
You will also receive access to the AAPC Advanced ICD-10-CM Online Code Set Training which will take your ICD-10-CM coding skills to a higher level. You will get hands-on training that includes coding for conditions such as, clinical concepts for comprehensive coding of conditions, insight on chronic and acute conditions, and practical coding exercises.
Upon completion of this program you will be prepared for the AAPC Certified Outpatient Coder (COC) exam. The registration fee for the exam, AAPC membership, COC practice exams and access to the Practicode Tool are included with this program.
This program is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive six (6) months to complete this program.