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Catalog and Student Handbook 2019-2020

HIT 2250 Classification: ICD

This course provides a continuation of HIT 2200 and refinement of the student’s skills in coding diseases and procedures according to International Classification of Diseases 10. The student will practice all processes and techniques at an intermediate level of coding conventions, coding principles, and CMS official coding guidelines (inpatient and outpatient) for ICD. Technologies to assist in coding are incorporated to the manual coding process. Healthcare reimbursement history and current practices are introduced. Healthcare reimbursement issues and current practices are discussed and applied. The student will be required to assign codes to all patient records in addition to textbook cases. The student will analyze and describe the rationale, according to the official guidelines and documentation in the case that supports the code selection. LAB.




HIT 1040


HIT 1051 and HIT 2200