Medical Coding

SPECIALIZED TRAINING FOR CPC Certification— From the market leader “Gratisol Labs”

The Gratisol Labs extends this healthcare expertise into Education by offering world class training. Our focus is to bridge the knowledge-gap and provide students with a strong foundation. With an OMCA certification, students can immediately benefit from quick employment, stable income and potential growth.

Gratisol Medical Coding CPC Certification Course:  CPC Certification means Certified Professional Coder  Who is Expertise in reviewing and assigning accurate medical codes for diagnoses, procedures. A Certified Professional Coder has proven by rigorous examination and experience that they know how to read a medical chart and assign the correct diagnosis (ICD-10), procedure (CPT®), and supply (HCPCS Level II) code for a wide variety of clinical cases and services. (eg, inpatient hospital)  including evaluation and management, anesthesia, surgery, radiology, pathology and medicine and sound knowledge of medical coding guidelines and regulations including compliance and reimbursement.

Advanced Certified Medical Coding ICD-10-CM/PCS Training

Medical coders perform the vital task of converting cumbersome medical reports into efficient, data-friendly codes. While complex and detail-driven, medical coding really comes down to knowing how to navigate the three main code sets: CPT, ICD, and HCPCS. These code sets help coders document the condition of a patient and describe the medical procedure performed on that patient in response to their condition. We’ll train you to recognize how code set is organized and how each should be used. We’ll also cover the impending upgrade from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM, which is slated to occur in October of 2015.

With the Gratisol Labs, you will get to learn all the nitty-gritty of medical coding. Suitable for beginners as well as experienced coders seeking advancement, this course is sure to benefit one and all. 

 Benefits of CPC Certification: 

CPC Certified Professionals has a huge demand in the Health Care Companies and they  earn 20% more than non-certified coders. The CPC increases your chances of being hired and retained in a competitive job market with a golden Career.

Syllabus for CPC Certification:

Course Syllabus 

 Week 1 

The Business of Medicine and Medical Coding and Compliance 

This chapter discusses the meaning of compliance in a medical setting and the ramifications of not having a compliance program. In addition, the importance of continuing education and accuracy pertaining to medical documentation and coding.

Week 2 

Anatomy and Terminology 

This chapter reviews the basics of human anatomy, medical and surgical terms, and a review of how medical terms can be broken down into word elements to obtain word meaning.

Week 3 

Introduction to ICD-10-CM 

A review of all aspects of both ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM text including: medical necessity, coding guidelines and how-to steps, coding conventions, coding tips as well as a section devoted to the use and understanding of Volumes I and II. 

Week 4 

Practical ICD-10-CM - Coding Chapters 

Week 5 
Practical ICD-10-CM  - Coding Chapters 

Week 6 

HCPCS

A discussion of HCPCS levels of coding, coding symbols, appendices, HCPCS modifiers, as well as a review on how to search for a HCPCS code. 

Introduction to CPT 

This chapter discusses the CPT-4 format as well as how to use the CPT-4 index. Topics include: a review of the section numbers and their sequences, terminology and format.
CPT Modifiers: CPT modifiers are examined in great length 

Week 7 

Evaluation and Management 

Principles and Applications−Part I. & II This chapter discusses the components needed in medical record documentation for the accurate selection of an E/M code. Also discussed are consultations, emergency department services, critical care, preventive medicine and nursing care coding guidelines. 

Documentation and Coding Guidelines-This chapter reviews the documentation guidelines for medical record keeping 

Week 8 

Anesthesia 

A discussion of the ASA relative values, anesthesia guidelines, modifiers, code organization and crosswalk, as well as a review of the different types of anesthesia available for patients and the methods in which they are administered. 

Introduction to Surgery−This chapter presents the "global surgical package" concept and coding conventions "Separate" and "add-on" procedure codes are discussed in great detail. 

Integumentary System − This chapter includes an overview of anatomy and medical terms as they apply to the Integument. A discussion of procedures and techniques (e.g. debridement, repair, etc.), lesion measurement, local treatment of burns and Mob's micrographic surgery is provided. 

Week 9 

Musculoskeletal System 

This chapter covers procedure and coding guidelines for incisions/excisions, introductions and removals, repairs and reconstruction's, fractures and dislocations, as well as endoscopies/arthroscopies and arthrodesis of the Musculoskeletal system. 

Respiratory System − This chapter covers procedure and coding guidelines pertaining to the respiratory and cardiovascular system. Topics include the respiratory process, endoscopic and sinus surgeries, procedures and coding explanations of the larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs and pleura. 

Week 10 

Cardiovascular System 

This chapter discusses the special set of coding challenges involved in cardiothoracic surgery of the heart, coronary arteries, great vessels, and pacemaker and auto defibrillator placement. Surgery on the vasculature for occlusive disease and aneurysms are addressed. Also included are therapeutic and diagnostic vascular procedures such as creation of an A/V shunt for dialysis, venipuncture, vein stripping and refilling of an implantable infusion port. 

Week 11 

Hemic/Lymphatic Mediastinum, Diaphragm & Digestive System 

This chapter covers the digestive process, diagnostic test and procedures and endoscopies pertaining to the digestive system 

Week 12

Urinary and Male Genitalia System 

A discussion of the procedures and coding explanations pertaining to the urinary system and male genitalia. Procedures of the kidney, ureter, urinary bladder, and the male genitalia are explained. 

Female Genital System and Maternity Care and Delivery 
This chapter gives an in-depth look at the female reproductive system for both gynecologic procedures and the conventions of coding for obstetrical care. 

Week 13 

Endocrine and Nervous System 

This chapter covers coding procedures and techniques of the skull, meninges and the brain, spine and spinal cord and the extracranial nerves, peripheral nerves and the autonomic nervous system. 

Week 14 

Eye and Auditory 

This chapter covers the remainder of the 60,000 series in which procedures and coding explanations pertaining to the eye and auditory system are discussed. 

Radiology−A discussion of radiological procedures and coding guidelines including: body positions and relationship terms, radiological supervision and interpretation codes, technique and equipment issues, and diagnostic radiology 

Week 15 
Pathology and Laboratory:

This chapter covers organ and disease oriented panels, drug testing, therapeutic drug assays, consultations, hematology and coagulation, blood counts, hemograms and differentials, bone marrow procedures, blood clot studies, transfusion medicine, microbiology, and anatomic pathology and CLIA requirements. 

Week 16 

Medicine 

This final chapter discusses immunization and administration for vaccines/toxoids, therapeutic and diagnostic infusions, psychiatry, dialysis, physical medicine, and other special services that are found in the Medicine section. 

Review for Boards
Preparation and test review for AAPC Certified Professional Coders Test 

Why Gratisol Labs: 

Training completely focused on CCA, CCS-P (AHIMA certified) and CPC (AAPC) certification

  • Comprehensive Training focused on Job Training and Placement.
  • RCM training with HIPAA compliance.
  • Anatomy and Physiology training through plenty of videos.
  • Training methodologies and Placement process is in par with ISO 9001:2008 certification standards.
  • Placement assurance after certification.
  • Regular Mock Test Will Be conducted for CPC Certification Exam Preparation.
  • CPC Certification Guarantee & Placements Guarantee.

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