2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    Sep 29, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIT 211 - Diagnosis Coding & Reporting

Class Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 3 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Local Prerequisite: BIO 163  , MED 122  and Acceptance in HIT program or permission from instructor
Local Corequisite: HIT 124  

Additional Fees: $11.25 Lab

This course covers diagnostic coding and sequencing utilizing the current version of the ICD code set for inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory care settings. Emphasis is placed on the rules and conventions of the ICD official coding guidelines in relation to anatomy, physiology and disease processes. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately assign and sequence diagnosis codes in compliance with the ICD official coding guidelines for reporting statistical data, patient outcomes and reimbursement methodologies.

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