# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Medical Coding and Billing II (8389/36 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Medical Coding and Billing II (8389/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8389
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11
Prerequisites:None

Students will become familiar with the health insurance industry and legal and regulatory issues. Students will learn the principles of medical coding and billing related to reimbursement, claim submission, and payment regarding ICD, CPT, and HCPCS coding systems. Students will consider the impact of fraud and importance of biomedical ethics.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Health Science
    • Health Informatics
    • Support Services
    • Therapeutic Services

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.