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

HIT 214 - Ambulatory Care Coding

A study of CPT-4 and ICD-9-CM as it relates to ambulatory coding.  An overview of ambulatory coding and data collection.  Theories and practical applications of ambulatory payment methodologies.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  HIT 204 Inpatient Coding System

Credits: 3
2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Identify the sections of the CPT book.
2.  Discuss the format and organization of CPT.
3.  Discuss the coding guidelines that relate to ambulatory care coding.
4.  Accurately code medical services and procedures using CPT.
5.  Accurately select diagnostic codes and CPT codes from ambulatory care records.