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HIT 123 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding

Units: 2

Hours: 27 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB

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

The principles and mechanics of coding procedures according to the Current Procedural Terminology Coding System (CPT) are taught in this course. Coding for reimbursement will be introduced, including topics such as: third-party payers, health care reimbursement systems and the impact of HIPAA on reimbursement.

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.