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HIT 120 Basic ICD-CM Coding

Units: 2

Hours: 27 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB

Prerequisite: AH 120 with a grade of "C" or better

This introductory course covers the basic principles of coding diseases and procedures using the INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES, Current Edition. Coding for reimbursement will be introduced, including topics such as third-party payers and health care reimbursement methodologies.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO # 1: DEMONSTRATE AN UNDERSTANDING OF HEALTHCARE DATA MANAGEMENT AND CLINICAL CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS.