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MEDICAL CODING PRACTICES - I
Medical Coding technology is designed to prepare students to work in office positions in hospitals, doctors; offices, health clinics, insurance companies and other health-related organizations. Student will develop skills using CPT, HCPCS, ICD 10 CM coding sets. Students should purchase current year CPT (AMA) and ICD 10 coding manuals. REQUIRED manuals: Current year (manuals change to 2018 October) CPT, ICD-10 CM code sets.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07313.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$227
9/14
14
Thu
6:30-9:00pm


MEDICAL CODING PRACTICES - II
This course is part 2 of the Medical Coding technology practices. The class continues the topic involved in the immensely important reimbursement cycle, which ensures that health care providers are paid for services. Students will develop skills using medical terminology, ICD coding, and CPT coding. Students should purchase current year CPT and ICD 10 Coding Manuals.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07320.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$195
1/4*
12
Thu
6:30-9:00pm
*No class 2/22.


MEDICAL INSURANCE AND BILLING PRACTICES - I
This course covers health insurance and managed care approaches to the financing and delivery of healthcare services. Students examine forms, processes, practices and the roles of health information professionals. Students discuss concepts in insurance, third-party and prospective payments and managed care organizations. Textbook: Understanding Health Insurance: A Guide to Billing and Reimbursement. ISBN – 978-1285737522 12th edition; Workbook: Understanding Health Insurance: A Guide to Billing and Reimbursement. ISBN – 13: 978-1285737676.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07314.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$227
9/12
14
Tue
6:30-9:00pm


MEDICAL INSURANCE AND BILLING PRACTICES - II
Prerequisite: Medical Billing and Insurance Practices I. This course is part 2 of the Medical billing and Coding technology practices. The class continues the topic involved in the immensely important reimbursement cycle, which ensures that health care providers are paid for services. Students will develop skills using medical terminology, ICD coding, CPT coding, billing and reimbursement.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07308.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$195
1/2*
12
Tue
6:30-9:00pm
*No class 2/20

NON-MEDICAL HOME CARE WORKER/PERSONAL CARE-AIDE TRAINING
Home/personal care workers are people who care for individuals of all ages who have disabilities or a chronic illness and need their assistance. They may also provide support with household tasks and support for going out into the community. First Aid & CPR required to complete program for certificate.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
80106.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$104
9/18
4
Mon-Thu
9:30am-1:30pm
80106.02
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$104
10/2
4
Mon-Thu
9:30am-1:30pm
80106.01
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$104
1/22
4
Mon-Thu
9:30am-1:30pm
80106.03
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$104
3/3
4
Sat
9:30am-1:30pm


ONLINE/DISTANCE LEARNING MEDICAL COURSES

BUSINESS OF MEDICINE:
INTRO TO MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST AND MANAGEMENT - Part I

This course introduces students to the many dimensions and duties of the Medical Office Specialist position. Office support personnel must understand a variety of general office functions in order to provide efficient support of management functions. This course will provide a practical approach to use of office equipment, computers and records management. The first week there will be a MANDATORY orientation and course information class on January 3, 2018 from 6:30pm-7:30pm at Alvarado Adult School.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Ends
07315.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$156
1/3*
3/20
Wednesdays: Open Lab, 5:00-7:00pm
*No class 2/22


COMMON MEDICAL CONDITIONS AND DISEASES
This course introduces the medical coding student to common medical conditions and diseases. Topics include etiology, symptoms and the physical and psychological reactions to diseases and injuries. The first week, there will be a MANDATORY orientation and course information class on September 11, 2017 at 6:30pm-7:30pm at Alvarado Adult School. This course is a required class for Medical Billing and Coding.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Ends
07312.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$182
9/13
12/13
Wednesdays: Open Lab, 5:00-7:00pm


MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY II
This class continues from Medical Terminology basics, with a focus on the language used in the healthcare clinical facilities. Includes a system-by-system review of anatomic conditions, diseases, and operative terms, abbreviations, radiography procedures, laboratory tests and pharmacology terms. The first week, there will be a MANDATORY orientation and course information class on September 11, 2017 at 6:30pm-7:30pm at Alvarado Adult School. This course is a required class for Medical Billing, Coding, and Business of Medicine: Medical Office Specialist certificates.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Ends
07322.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$182
9/13
12/13
Wednesdays: Open Lab, 5:00-7:00pm


PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE MEDICAL CODER
Students learn basics of pharmacotherapy as it relates to the duties of a medical coder. Drug classifications and matching drugs to common conditions and laboratory findings are emphasized. The first week, there will be a MANDATORY orientation and course information class on January 3, 2018 at 6:30pm-7:30pm at Alvarado Adult School. This course is a required class for Medical Coding certificates.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Ends
07325.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$156
1/3*
3/29
Wednesdays: Open Lab, 5:00-7:00pm
No class 2/22