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Advanced Clinical Classification Systems (HIT216)

3.0 Semester Hours

This course provides in-depth coverage of ICD and HCPCS coding conventions, principles, and updates as they apply to accurate coding of complex medical/surgical cases, with emphasis on case studies. Government regulations, industry standards and changes in health care reporting will be addressed. Students will assign coding and prospective payment categories using computerized encoding software and AHIMA's Virtual Lab.

Prereq: C or better in HIT210; HIT212; HIT215.

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