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MAT 2410 — Medical Office Coding 4 Credit hours

Introduces medical coding for the entry-level professional with emphasis on theory and development of skills required to code outpatient and ambulatory services coding for physical reporting requirements. Introduction to the basic principles and fundamentals of the International Classification of Disease, Ninth Revision classification system, as well as the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision classification system. Introduction to the basic principles and fundamentals of the Physician's Current Procedure Terminology coding nomenclature. The student should have sufficient background in medical terminology and anatomy/physiology to provide a solid foundation for coding knowledge. This may be acquired through course work or workplace experience. "C" grade policy applies.