Course Description

HIT 1400
Advanced Coding
Prerequisites: HIT 1300. A continuation of Medical Coding, this course includes a study of nomenclature versus classification systems, continues with advanced coding principles, and application of coding guidelines, including sequencing guidelines. Case studies and health records are used to provide students with hands-on application. The relationship between coding and reimbursement is covered, and students continue the use of software to code and assign MS-DRG and/or APCs to each case. 3 credits. (3 plus 0)