POFM 2310
Intermediate Medical Coding

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. Course description: Assignment and application of various coding guidelines with emphasis on physician billing and regulatory requirement. Includes code selection for Evaluation and Management (E/M) and Medical/Surgical cases.
    2. Any required prerequisites: POFM 1300
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Analyze case studies; apply codes to Evaluation and Management (E/M) and Medical/Surgical cases; and identify the major components of managed health care and third party reimbursement issues.
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Proctored mid-term and final exam.
    2. MISSED EXAMS WILL NOT BE REOPENED.
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials:
    (same books that were used for POFM1300, you need only buy the one listed below)
    1. CPT 2015-STANDARD ED., ISBN: 9781622020270
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and Important Dates are available in the Catalog.
  6. Course Organization and Schedule
    1. Weekly Course Schedule

Week 1

Moodle/Syllabus

Week 2

Chapter 8 – Introduction to CPT Coding

Week 3

Chapter 9 - CPT Evaluation and Management

Week 4

Chapter 10 – CPT Anesthesia

Week 5

Chapter 11 – CPT Surgery I

Week 6

Chapter 12 – CPT Surgery II

Week 7

Chapter 13 – CPT Surgery III

Week 8

Mid-term Exam; Chapter 13 – CPT Surgery III cont…

Week 9

Chapter 14 – CPT Surgery IV

Week 10

Chapter 15 – CPT Surgery V

Week 11

Chapter 16 – CPT Radiology

Week 12

Chapter 17 – CPT Pathology and Laboratory

Week 13

Chapter 18 – CPT Medicine

Week 14

Chapter 18 – CPT Medicine cont…

Week 15

Final Exam Review

Week 16

FINAL EXAM

Disclaimer:  Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.

 

NOT PROCTORED

PROCTERED

Weekly Assignments

30%

 

Project

20%

 

Exams

10%

 

Mid- Term & Final Exam

40%

 

 

 

Last Modified: August 27, 2015