Learning Outcomes

  1. Review and verify health records for timeliness, accuracy, appropriateness, and completeness of health care.
  2. Apply legal policies, regulations, standards and procedures for the management and control of the patient record, and disclosure of protected health information.
  3. Perform work processes that support clinical classification and coding.
  4. Code, abstract, classify and index diagnoses and procedures for the purpose of reimbursement, standardization, retrieval and statistical analysis.
  5. Review, abstract, retrieve, and compile health data for reimbursement, quality assessment, patient research, clinical registries and other information needs.
  6. Apply management principles and tools used to effectively manage human, financial, IT and physical resources.
  7. Apply quality improvement tools and techniques in support of performance improvement initiatives.