HIT 123 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
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.