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2018-2019

HIT 272 - Hospital Outpatient Coding Applications

( 1 :6 :0 ) 4 credits

This course focuses on the assignment of diagnosis and procedure codes for hospital outpatient services, including Ambulatory Surgery and Emergency Department. Emphasis will be placed on the application of ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines, Coding Clinic guidance, CPT Assistant 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 231 - CPT Coding
HIT 240 - Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement