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HIT 110 - Healthcare Delivery Systems

5 Credits
This course covers healthcare delivery systems in the United States. Students will identify laws, regulations, standards, initiatives, payment systems, policies and procedures applicable to the various healthcare organizations. Students will learn the roles and disciplines of providers through the continuum of healthcare in the United States.

Pre-requisite(s) HEAL 104 and ENGL& 101 and BUSN 135 or MATH 098 or higher
Program Admission Required Yes Admitted Program HIT

Quarters Typically Offered

Fall Day

Designed to Serve Students enrolled in Professional Coding Certificate Program.
Active Date 2016-02-23

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
US healthcare System: A Historical Review
Care Delivery and the Patient Experience
Introduction to Reimbursement and Future of Healthcare

Student Learning Outcomes
Identify the roles and responsibilities of various providers and disciplines (including HIM) throughout the continuum of healthcare.

Identify medical staff and hospital by-laws.

Identify payment methodologies used in healthcare reimbursement.

Identify CDC, State, local, and Federal policies relating to healthcare delivery.

Describe the differing types of organizations, services, personnel and their interrelationships across the health care delivery system (managed care organizations, ACO’s, biotech, medical devices)

Identify ethical standards of practice (Codes of Ethics).

Identify the consequences of a breach of healthcare ethics.

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