MEDICAL INFORMATION CODER/BILLER STANDARDS
2012-2013 Florida State Frameworks Standards
After successfully completing this program, the student will be able to perform the following:
01.0 Demonstrate language arts knowledge and skills
02.0 Demonstrate mathematics knowledge and skills
03.0 Demonstrate science knowledge and skills
04.0 Demonstrate an understanding of the healthcare delivery system and health occupations.
05.0 Demonstrate the ability to communicate and use interpersonal skills effectively.
06.0 Explore health informatics and information management as a profession.
07.0 Demonstrate an understanding of health data concepts.
08.0 Describe the functions of a health record
09.0 Demonstrate a basic understanding of Health Information Technology.
10.0 Discuss classification systems, clinical vocabularies and terminologies.
11.0 Explore ethical issues in Health Informatics and Information Management
12.0 Identify the importance of privacy and health records law in healthcare.
13.0 Demonstrate computer knowledge and skills
14.0 Demonstrate personal money-management concepts, procedures, and strategies.
15.0 Demonstrate employability skills.
16.0 Demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills needed to accomplish team goals and objectives.
17.0 Solve problems using critical thinking skills, creativity and innovation.
18.0 Demonstrate the importance of health, safety, and environmental management systems in organizations
and their importance to organizational performance and regulatory compliance.
19.0 Describe the roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems,
and the larger environment.
20.0 Describe the anatomy and physiology of the human body.
21.0 Demonstrate proficiency in the application of medical terminology.
22.0 Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of disease process in relationship to the human body,
23.0 Demonstrate proficiency in the use of ICD and CPT coding systems, both manual and automated.
24.0 Demonstrate proficiency in ICD coding complexities
25.0 Utilize medical coding references.
26.0 Explain the basics of health information services.
27.0 Demonstrate ethical and legal principles with regard to the use of medical records.
28.0 Demonstrate understanding of medical billing.