HIT 286: Intermediate Diagnosis Coding

Class Program
Credits 3
An in-depth study in the application of diagnosis codes to higher-level case scenarios using the current classification systems, including diagnosis and procedure coding reviews. Prospective payment systems and SNOMED will be studied. Coding compliance and ethical coding practice reinforced. Grouping system application and encoder software will be used. Web-based instruction. Prerequisites: HIT 176, HIT 184, HIT 185. (S, Su, O)