Clinical Coding Professional (CCP) Outpatient and Inpatient Basics

The objective of the CCP course is to provide and deliver an efficient and sustainable training program that will give medical coders the specific jobs skills and knowledge requirements necessary to be successful in basic medical coding for both inpatient and outpatient settings with the Saudi Arabia healthcare market.

Course Objectives

Students upon completion of the course will be able to demonstrate the following competencies needed to properly prepare and code medical services for claims processing:

  • Accurately apply and justify coding conventions when assigning diagnoses and procedure codes for ambulatory or outpatient or inpatient encounters.
  • Identify the purpose of the SCHI, ICD-10-AM, SBSCS, and AR-DRG Classifications.
  • Understand and apply the official ICD-10-AM coding guidelines.
  • Provide practical application of coding ambulatory and inpatient charts.
  • Summarize the Saudi Health Insurance system and regulatory requirements.
  • Identify the key focus for data points required for investigation and data analysis and MOH-MDS (ministry of health minimum data specifications).
  • Understand and apply the SFDA, GMDN and GTIN coding classifications for pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
  • Understand and apply the Australian dental association (ADA) coding classification.
  • List the major features of KSA service and ambulatory transport codes.
  • Understand and apply the lab and pathology coding classification.
  • Understand medical terminology and anatomy.
  • Code a wide variety of patient services using SCHI, ICD-10-AM, AR-DRG and SBSCS codes.
  • Identify inconsistencies or ambiguities in clinical documentation and ways to improve.
  • Explain the physician query process for the accurate coding

Course Pre-Requisites

The course is devised into 3 primary components which can be taken together or independent of each other depending on whether the students have a medical or non-medical background.
  • Medical Terminology (40 Course Hours)    Pre-requisite for students with little or no health science background.
  • Anatomy (40 Course Hours)  Pre-requisite for students with little or no health science background.
  • Medical Coding (80 Course Hours) Required for all students
The curriculum includes various assessment and activities at each chapter level to engage students through the following methods:
  • Chapter Lectures: Including interactive online learning modules
  • Reading Assignments: Using our study guide and course textbook
  • Module Quizzes: Online quizzes after each chapter to help assess student comprehension
  • Chapter Tests: Tests after each chapter designed to help prepare students for the Final Exam.
  • Practical Application Work Assignments: Case studies mirroring real life scenarios
  • Final Exam: Final course exam to pass the course, also helps prepare students for the Certification Credential Exam

Course Modules

  • Inpatient and Outpatient Facilities and The Business of Medicine

  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Pathophysiology

  • Pharmacology

  • Documentation and coding standards

Introduction to KSA billing system:

  • ICD-10-AM, SCHI
  • SBSCS
  • AR-DRG and Saudi Health Insurance Overview

  • ICD-10-AM Chapters 1-11

  • ICD-10-AM Chapters 12-22

  • Procedures on Nervous & Endocrine System

  • Procedures on eye and adnexa, ear and mastoid process, nose, mouth, and pharynx

  • Procedures on Dental and respiratory system

  • Procedures on blood and blood-forming organs and cardiovascular system

  • Procedures on digestive and urinary system

  • Procedures on male genital organs, Gynecological and Obstetric

  • Procedures on musculoskeletal, Dermatological, and plastic, and breast

  • Ancillary Services: Radiation Oncology, Non-Invasive Interventions, Imaging, Pathology and Laboratory

  • Ambulatory Transport, and Saudi Service Codes

  • Introduction to ADA (Australia Dental Association Codes) and GMDN (Global Medical Device Nomenclature)

  • Compliance

  • Inpatient and Outpatient Case Studies

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Certification Exam Requirements:

  • 90 multiple choice questions
  • 10 case studies (mix of inpatient and outpatient)
  • Exam must be completed within 4 hours
  • Passing score of 70% or higher