HIT 120 Basic ICD-CM Coding
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.