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

HIT 221 - Advanced Coding

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Learn the application of ICD diagnosis and procedure coding as well as CPT/HCPCS coding to higher level case scenarios. Practice the application of diagnosis and procedure codes validating coding accuracy using clinical information that may be found in the health record.  Apply and promote ethical coding standards while adhering to current regulations and established guidelines in code assignment. Learn encoder software and practice applications.

Prerequisite(s): HIT 217  and HIT 218  with a grade of C or better.