HIT 280: Coding Application

Class Program
Credits 2
Students will review the basic coding guidelines and will practice the application of diagnosis and procedure codes. Application of ICD-10-CM/PCS, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and HCPCS codes. Validating coding accuracy using clinical information found in health records. Ethical coding standards will be applied and promoted while adhering to current regulations and established guidelines in code assignment. Encoding technology including coding reference software applications will be used. Web-based instruction. Prerequisites: HIT 184 and HIT 185. (F, O)