This course covers advanced coding concepts related to hospital DRGs, case mix and ASCs. Regulatory changes and updates affecting coding and reimbursement will be discussed, including ICD-10. Quality and productivity will also be explained. The 3M Encoder and Reference software will be used to provide hands-on practice to assign ICD-9-CM and CPT codes to diagnoses and procedures from actual hospital ER, ambulatory surgery and inpatient medical records. Lab fee required.
Prerequisites: HIM 1222C, HIM 2211C, HIM 2253C, HSC 1149 with grades of "C" or higher. Corequisite: HIM 2800 or HIM 2943.
Terms Offered: Summer
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.
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