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

HIT-220 Medical Coding II

Credits: 4
Contact Hours: Lec 3 Lab 2
Tier Rate: Tier II
This course is a continuation of HIT 120with 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 .