Feb 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

HIT 217 - Introduction to ICD Coding

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Formerly HIT 217-Introduction to ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM Coding

Learn the basic coding guidelines using the current ICD coding classification system.  Practice the application of diagnosis and procedure codes validating coding accuracy using clinical information that would be found in the health record.  Apply and promote ethical coding standards while adhering to current regulations and established guidelines in code assignment. 

Prerequisite(s): HIT 111  with a grade of C or better, or permission of the program coordinator.