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Medical Coding Specialist Outline

Medical Coding Specialist

Course Outline

Learn everything you need to know to start a new career as a Medical Coding Specialist. Your training will include medical terminology, concepts in human anatomy, HIPAA guidelines, medical coding procedures, and professional claim information.

Here’s an overview of the custom learning materials and bonus items you’ll receive in your course.

Unit 1


  1. The World of Healthcare
  2. Medical Insurance 101
  3. Ethics and Legal Issues
  4. Medical Records
  5. Introduction to Medical Terminology
  6. Dividing and Combining Medical Terms
  7. Abbreviations, Symbols and Special Terms
  8. Body Systems

Unit 2


  1. Resources for the Healthcare Professional
  2. Electronic Health Records
  3. Introduction to Anatomy
  4. Anatomy: Landmarks and Divisions
  5. Cell and Tissue Anatomy and Pathology

Unit  3


  1. Introduction to ICD-10-CM and Coding for Infections
  2. ICD-10-CM Coding from Blood to Metabolic Diseases
  3. ICD-10-CM Coding from Mental Disorders to the Circulatory System
  4. ICD-10-CM Coding from Digestive to Musculoskeletal
  5. ICD-10-CM Coding from Genitourinary System to Complications of Pregnancy
  6. ICD-10-CM Coding from Symptoms to Abnormal Findings
  7. ICD-10-CM Coding from Morbidity to Health Factors

Unit 4


  1. CPT Coding 101
  2. Surgical Coding, Part 1
  3. Surgical Coding, Part 2
  4. Radiology, Pathology, Anesthesia and Medicine
  5. Integrating Diagnostic and Procedural Codes

Unit 5


  1. Evaluation and Management Services
  2. Comprehensive Evaluation and Management
  3. The Basics of HCPCS Coding and Final Coding Quiz

Additional Course Materials*

  • Medical Terminology Flashcards
  • Medical Terminology Audio
  • Human Anatomy Flashcards
  • Anatomy and Physiology Textbook
  • Career Starter Guide
  • CPT Manual
  • ICD-10-CM Manual

*Additional course materials will be delivered to you throughout your course.


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