HIT 212 ICD-10-CM/PCS (4 credits)

This course focuses on the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS classification systems. The course will introduce the student to the professional standards for coding and reporting of diagnostic inpatient and outpatient services and inpatient procedure services. Coding characteristics, conventions and guidelines will be applied in identifying and accurately assigning codes to diseases, conditions and procedures. Health records, manual and computerized coding methods, and coding references will be utilized in the coding process. Students may be required to complete activities within a simulated electronic medical record. Class consists of three hours of lecture and two laboratory hours. Prerequisite: HIT 101, HIT 110, BIO 171, and BIO 172; prerequisite/co-requisite: BIO 221.