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2018-2019

HIT 231 - CPT Coding

( 2 :2 :0 ) 3 credits

This course introduces coding in ambulatory settings with emphasis on coding healthcare procedures and services using CPT/HCPCS. Diagnostic coding for outpatient services, the relationship between coding and reimbursement, and ethical issues are also introduced. Coding skills are practiced and assessed in laboratory activities using tutorials, case studies and actual records. Offered in Spring only.

Pre-Requisites:
HIT 104 - Health Care Terminology
HIT 108 - Health Record Content and Structure

Prerequisites/Co-Requisites:
BS 205 - Physiology of Disease