Documentation Essentials Part 02: Coding Clean Claims


This course is designed to help therapists understand the basics of the coding required in order to submit a clean claim to Medicare B. The coding topics covered in this course include ICD-9 (International Classification of Diseases) coding, CPT (Current Procedural Technology) coding, and understanding the CCI (Correct Coding Initiative) edits process.

Course Goal:

The learner will gain a general understanding of Medicare B therapy claims and the processes through which claims are coded.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Correctly assign treatment and medical ICD-9 codes to patient’s claim
  • Correctly account for the time spent with the patient through accurate use of CPT codes
  • Recognize how to support the presence of the 59 modifier for CCI edits appropriately

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