HIT 231 Clinical Classifications II

5 Credit Hours • 75 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: BIO 216, HIT 101, HIT 111, HIT 112, MOT 130, MOT 131

Provides an intermediate study of ICD-9-CM coding conventions and principles. DRG and case mix logic along with regulations regarding their use in conjunction with optimization and compliance issues will be discussed. CPT/HCPCS in both the hospital-based outpatient and physician office settings will be studied. Students apply these skills in assigning codes for actual medical records from area facilities.