May 23, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

AHP 108 - Medical Coding II


Course Description: This course integrates and builds on knowledge and skills acquired in AHP105, enhancing the skill level by coding complex clinical case studies. Reimbursement topics include chargemasters, coding compliance, and official coding guidelines. Emphasis is placed on accurate code selection and correct sequencing of principle and secondary diagnosis for medical documentation and reimbursement.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of AHP 105 with C or better
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify all relationships between all coding systems.
  • Compare and contrast CPT and HCPCS procedure coding systems.
  • Perform diagnostic coding (ICD-10-CM and ICD-10) for outpatient case studies.
  • Describe the medical coding process for operative reports.

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