HIT 204 - Inpatient Coding System
Principles and application of the ICD-9-CM coding system. Introduction to the Official Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reimbursement. Theory and practice of coding medical records using manual methods and encoder software systems.
Prerequisite: BIO 132 Human Biology II
3 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Identify the structure and format of the ICD-9-CM Coding System.
2. Describe the types of diagnoses and procedures that are coded using ICD-9-CM.
3. Select and accurately code diagnoses and procedures using ICD-9-CM.
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