Dec 13, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog
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HITC 2342 - Professional Practice Experience III - Coding

Utilizing the current mandated code sets, students will apply coding guidelines and principles to advanced coding problems and patient record documentation. Coding software and groupers will be utilized. Supervised experience coding a variety of patient types (e.g., inpatient, outpatient, physician visits) will occur in a health care setting or through simulated laboratory activities. Exposure to other coding related functions (e.g., Charge Master Maintenance, Clinical Documentation Improvement, Billing Issues) could occur via field trips, individual assignments or guest speakers. Prerequisites: HITC 1333 , HITC 1363 , HITC 2403 , HITC 2133 , HITC 2121 , HITC 2053  and HITC 2153  with a grade of “C” or better or instructor approval.



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