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2012-2013 Official General Catalog 
2012-2013 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  BIO 132 Human Biology II


Credits: 4
3 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
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.