HIT141: Health Information Processes
Introduces health information functions, such as content and format of records, retention and storage requirements, indexes and registries, as well as forms design. You'll also explore relationships among departments and clinical providers within a healthcare system.
HIT203: International Classification of Diseases I
Part of a two-course sequence with HIT205, HIT203 addresses guidelines, definitions, principles and coding conventions of the International Classification of Diseases-10-Procedural Coding System (ICD-10-PCS). Anatomy and code structure for each of the body systems and related sections of ICD-10-PCS, health records, manual and computerized coding methods, and coding references are also covered.
HIT205: International Classification of Diseases II
Introduces principles and guidelines for using the ICD-10-Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) system to code diagnoses. You'll learn about coding ethics, data quality and the application of coding principles to electronic record systems.
HIT211: Current Procedural Terminology Coding I
Expands your knowledge of clinical classification systems and current principles of Current Procedural Terminology. You'll also explore the application of coding principles to an electronic record system.
HIT213: Current Procedural Terminology Coding II
Explores advanced coding techniques and guidelines from the Current Procedural Terminology code set and the International Classification of Diseases. You'll practice coding complex case studies and medical reports by utilizing manual tools.
HIT220: Legal and Regulatory Issues in Health Information
Introduces legal and regulatory issues in healthcare with an emphasis on their applications in healthcare information services and documentation of care. You'll explore the rights and responsibilities of providers, employees, payers and patients in a healthcare context.
HIT230: Health Insurance and Reimbursement
Explores reimbursement and payment methodologies applicable to healthcare provided in various U.S. settings. You'll learn concepts related to insurance products, third-party and prospective payment, as well as managed care organizations.
HIT260: Coding Practicum
Provides you with hands-on experience in coding authentic patient records. You'll gain 40 hours of practical experience in medical coding for various patient types and encounters as you apply your knowledge and skills to complex case studies in a virtual setting.
HIT261: CCS Review
Helps prepare you for the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification exam, which determines aptitude in multiple competency domains including health information documents, diagnosis and procedure coding, as well as regulatory guidelines and reporting requirements for Acute Care (Inpatient) service.