2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIT-120 Medical Coding I

Credits: 4
Contact Hours: Lec 3 Lab 2
This course provides an introduction to the historical development of medical coding and current clinical classification systems. Focus will be on ICD-10-CM/PCS and the role of medical coding in billing, reimbursement, and research. Topics will include concepts, principles, nomenclature, and application of the ICD-10-CM/PCS classification systems, as well as the coding guidelines and conventions. Emphasis will be on the accurate assignment of codes with the ICD-10-CM diagnosis and ICD-10-PCS inpatient procedure classification systems. Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in HIT 110 , HIT 191 , BCS 115  and CIS 101 .