Medical Office Technology (MOT)

MOT 130 | Insurance Billing and Coding

Lecture Credit: 3

Introduces outpatient coding with an ultimate goal to present a clear picture of medical procedures and services performed (CPT codes), correlating the diagnosis, symptom, complaint or condition (ICD-9 codes), thus establishing the medical necessity required for third-party reimbursement.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in HPR 137, HPR 178 and MOT 110

MOT 136 | Introduction to Clinical Skills

Lecture Credit: 2-3

Provides hands on experience with the basic clinical skills required for assisting with patient care in an ambulatory setting. Delivers the theory behind each skill presented as well as proper technique for performing each skill. Includes knowledge and/or performance of universal precautions/OSHA regulations, HIPAA, medical asepsis, procedural gowning and gloving, patient draping and positioning, and measurement of vital signs.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ENG 121

MOT 209 | Introduction to ICD-9 Coding

Lecture Credit: 2

Covers how to use the ICD-9-CM coding system for insurance claims. The course will introduce student to using the HCFA 1500 form generated from the physician's office.