2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 13, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIT 210B - Coding Practice Experience


Credits: 3
Description
Practical coding experience in a hospital, physician’s office, clinic, other healthcare setting, or simulated environment including directed projects common to a clinical coding specialist on the job.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Evaluate diagnostic/procedural medical codes and groupings for inpatient, outpatient, and physician records according to current guidelines and regulations.
  2. Validate accuracy of computer assisted coding assignment with encoder software and other electronic software technology in coding and billing processes.
  3. Utilize HIM (Health Information Management) systems, such as EHR, encoders, and CAC software in a secure manner to manage documentation required for coding and billing.
  4. Evaluate revenue processes and edits for reconciliation and submission of insurance claims.
  5. Analyze current regulations in clinical classification systems for compliance with ethical coding and privacy and security concerns.

Prerequisite: HIT 201B  and HIT 186B  both with a grade of C or higher
Graded: Pass/Fail



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