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HIT 1014 - Medical Coding I

4 Credits
To develop an understanding of coding and classification systems in order to assign valid diagnostic codes. It will include validation of coded clinical information and case mix/severity of illness data.

Prerequisite: ALH 1203 Medical Terminology  and BIOL 2224 Anatomy & Physiology I*  

Corequisite: BIOL 2234 - Anatomy & Physiology II*  and  HIT 2004 - Fundamentals Of Medical Science .

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

1. Demonstrate the ability to apply diagnostic codes to both paper and electronic health records. (PLO 4, 5, 6, 9)
2. Use the records in Vlab and classroom records to verify documentation supports the diagnoses listed. (PLO 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9)
3. Recognize which providers are required to complete each portion of the health record. (PLO 2, 9)
4. Discuss the purpose of HIPAA and how it relates to HIM. (PLO 3, 9)
5. Analyze and apply current coding guidelines to coding assignments. (PLO 5, 6, 9)

Latest Update Effective: Spring 2020

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