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 students 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. Class consists of three hours of lecture and two laboratory hours. Prerequisite: BIO 171, BIO 172. Co-requisite: BIO 221.