HIM 2234

Advanced Coding (3)

Vocational hours: 45

Prerequisite: HIM 2722 (HIM 2722, http://www.) and HIM 2253

Classification: Dual

The student will learn to assign the Physicians' Current Procedure Terminology (CPT) and ICD-10-CM codes to complex medical and surgical diagnoses and procedures in inpatient and outpatient settings. Current concepts and changes related to coding practice and reimbursement by prospective payment systems will be reviewed. The student will have hands-on practice using encoder software (AHIMA Competencies).