HIT 210 Coding and Classification Systems II (4 credits)

This course is a continuation of HIT 110. It is designed to familiarize the student with coding and classification systems used in health information management. Emphasis will be on Inpatient coding, classification, and utilizing ICD-9-CM. Reimbursement systems including DRG's, negotiated rates and capitated payments will be discussed. Students will become familiar with both manual and automated systems. Student cost for required texts for this course is approximately $150. Class consists of three hours of lecture and two laboratory hours. Prerequisite: HIT 110 or Permission of Instructor; co-requisite: BIO 221. Fall semesters only.