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HIM2235C Advanced Coding

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2 credit hour(s) | Spring
Prerequisite(s): grade of C or better in HIM2222C  and HIM2253C .
Prerequisite/Corequisite(s): HIM2433  and HIM2442 .
This combined lecture/laboratory course continues instruction in ICD, current procedural terminology (CPT) and HCPCS coding. The student will be provided with instruction in the application of guidelines related to abstracting, billing, reimbursement and data-quality management principles of medical coding across all care settings. Students will study complex medical and surgical diagnoses and procedures in the inpatient and outpatient settings. The 3M encoder will be used. Students will receive hands-on practice using actual hospital emergency department, ambulatory surgery and inpatient medical records. Students will cover advanced coding concepts related to hospital DRGs, case mix and ambulatory service centers (ASCs). Regulatory changes affecting coding and reimbursement will also be discussed. Lecture: 1 hour. Lab: 2 hours.

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For more information contact Admissions & Enrollment Services by phone (850) 201-8555, fax (850) 201-8474 or e-mail

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