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2018-2019

HIT 270 - Hospital Inpatient Coding Applications

( 1 :8 :0 ) 5 credits

This course focuses on the assignment and sequencing of diagnosis and procedure codes for inpatient (acute care) services. Emphasis will be placed on the application of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Official Coding Guideline, Coding Clinic guidance, as well as documentation requirements, reimbursement issues, coding ethics and compliance. Advanced coding skills are practiced and assessed in laboratory activities using health records.

 

Pre-Requisites:
HIT 221 - Advanced ICD and Coding Applications
HIT 240 - Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement