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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

AHM 130 - Medical Coding Concepts for Allied Health

This course, for non-coding majors, is designed to teach students general principles of ICD-9-CM (International Classification of Disease) And CPT-4 (Current Procedural Terminology) coding. Students will learn to translate medical terminology and descriptions into code numbers. In this course will focus on coding for both inpatient and outpatient procedures and diagnoses. Emphasis will be placed on accuracy of coding in a variety of settings.
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: or coreq AHM 233