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

HIT-230 Medical Coding III

Credits: 4
Contact Hours: Lec 3 Lab 2
Tier Rate: Tier II
This course provides an introduction to the latest versions of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II. Focus will be on the role of procedure, service, and supply codes in billing and reimbursement, as well as the process and management of the revenue cycle of health insurance claims. Topics will include concepts, principles, nomenclature, and application of the CPT/HCPCS Level II classification systems. Emphasis will be on locating, applying, and understanding the reporting of medical services and procedures performed by physicians and outpatient facilities according to CPT/HCPCS and federal regulatory guidelines. Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in HIT 120  and BCS 210 .