Apr 10, 2021  
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog 
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OFT 243 - Medical Coding

3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to assist students in their understanding of the numerical codes that insurance companies utilize for medical claims. The students will also gain an understanding of health care delivery systems, medical terminology, and classification systems for diseases. Coding instruction gives students the foundational skills and knowledge to perform the duties of medical coders and to succeed in the ever-changing medical environment. An understanding of medical coding would be beneficial for any medical secretary. This course provides an introduction to the ICD-9-CM and CPT coding systems.

Prerequisite(s): OFT 240 , OFT 213 

Semesters Offered: Spring

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