2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Aug 25, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIT-220 Medical Coding II


Credits: 4
Contact Hours: Lec 3 Lab 2
This course is a continuation of HIT 120  with an emphasis on advanced coding theory. Focus will be on ICD-10-CM/PCS and the role of medical coding in inpatient billing and reimbursement. Topics will include the sequencing of codes, validating code assignments, and resolving discrepancies between coded data and documentation. Emphasis will be on the quality of specific coding, MS-DRG reimbursement methodology, including coding compliance with federal reimbursement and reporting requirements. Prerequisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in HIT 120  and BCS 210 .