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HIT 122 Advanced ICD Coding

Units: 4

Hours: 54 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

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

This course is a study of advanced coding principles related to ICD-CM/PCS coding. Class lectures and labs will focus on learning and applying higher level coding skills. The Prospective Payment System and Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) will be introduced as well as coding for prospective payment for acute inpatient, long term care, and inpatient rehabilitation care. Computerized encoders and groupers may be emphasized.

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.