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HIT 152 - Advanced Outpatient Coding

5 Credits
This course applies both ICD-1–CM and CPT. Course includes advanced practice using coding exercises and abstracted medical records in a virtual environment.

Pre-requisite(s) HIT 141 min 2.0

Quarters Typically Offered

Spring Online

Designed to Serve Students enrolled in professional coding programs.
Active Date 2016-03-02

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
Evaluation & Management Coding (E&M) Part 1&2.
Medicine, Radiology and ICD-9.
E&M coding according to body systems.

Student Learning Outcomes
Adhere to current established guidelines in OP diagnostic code assignment.

Using patient charts, apply OP diagnosis and procedure codes.

Ensure accuracy of APC grouping.

Validate coding accuracy using clinical information found in the patient record.

Resolve discrepancies between coded data and supporting documentation.

Audit records and provide rationale using appropriate guidelines for coding change decisisons.

Use established guidelines to comply with OP reimbursement and reporting requirements to include NCCI, NCD, etc.

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