May 23, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog
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HIMT 1303 - *Basic ICD Coding I


This course is a study of diagnosis coding and classifications systems used in classification and conditions, injuries and diseases employed to organize medical information for future retrieval. The current International Classification of Diseases is emphasized including its use of the prospective payment systems. Students will learn to apply Official coding Guidelines in health record coding. Other topics include Uniform Hospital International Discharge Data Set (UHDDS), reimbursement in prospective payment systems and introduction to procedure classification systems.

Semester Availability: (Subject to Change) Fall
Prerequisites: AHC 115  and HIMT 1401  
Contact Hours: 30 lecture hours, 30 lab hours per semester
Vocational/Career Program Designation: *Designated primarily for vocational/career programs
This course may be accepted as transfer credit by some colleges and universities, but that decision is made by the receiving institution. This course is collegiate level work, but it has been developed with a purpose other than being a university parallel course.
Division: Health Sciences
Department: Health Information Management

Credits: (3)


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