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HIM 1160 Medical Office Coding Concepts

Introduction to principles and conventions for assigning ICD-10 and CPT codes to patient encounter for billing physician services. Students should possess proficiency in basic medical terminology.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Health Information Management
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: HIM 1101 

Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the personal behaviors, attitudes, and values consistent with and appropriate to the entry-level HIM professional.
  • Apply guidelines to identify what clinical information is appropriate to code for the billing of physician services.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the basic rules, basic principles, and conventions of the ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 coding systems, in order to correctly assign codes for the billing of physician services.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the basic rules, basic principles, and conventions of the CPT/HCPCS coding system, in order to correctly assign codes for the billing of physician services.
  • Apply medical terminology and coding conventions to correctly relate to clinical documentation.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 1