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Inpatient Medical Coding (HIT212)

3.0 Semester Hours

This course provides an introduction to basic rules, regulations and principles of the ICD-10-PCS inpatient procedural coding classification system. The applied approach of this course will teach students how to construct procedural codes through the appropriate assignment of each code character. Students will apply their skills and acquired knowledge to a variety of inpatient coding scenarios via inpatient recorders, encoder software and AHIMA's Virtual Lab. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 semester hours; 3 semester hours may apply to a degree or certificate.

Recommended Prereq: HIT110. Prereq: C or better in HIT100; HIT220 or concurrent enrollment in HIT220.

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