Oct 02, 2023  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

HIT 218 - Introduction to CPT/HCPCS and ICD-10-PCS Coding

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Learn the basic coding guidelines of the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) nomenclature. Students will practice the application of CPT/HCPCS codes validating coding accuracy using clinical information found in the health record. Students will learn the differences and similarities between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-PCS and understand the impact of coding system changes as it relates to coding procedures. Ethical coding standards will be applied and promoted while adhering to current regulations and established guidelines such as the National Correct Coding Initiative. Encoding systems and software with practice applications are included.

Prerequisite(s): HIT 111 , MDA 113 , MDA 114  and CTA 100 .

Course Outcomes
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 5 Self Management Core 6 Scientific Reasoning Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking