2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Aug 04, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIT-200 Comparative Health Records & Reimbursement Systems

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 3
Tier Rate: Tier II
This course is an inspection of non-acute healthcare settings with the United States healthcare delivery system. Focus will be on hospital-based and freestanding ambulatory care facilities, behavioral health facilities, longterm care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, home health care, and hospice. Topics will include the organizational structures, accreditation and licensing requirements, documentation requirements, and the financing of healthcare services, including the influence of managed care. Emphasis will be on various payment and reimbursement methodologies and data sets, as well as the responsibilities of the health information professional. Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in HIT 220 , HIT 230 , CIS 201  and MTH 105  or higher.