HIT-211: Diagnosis Coding and Reporting

Credits 3 Lab 3 Lecture 2
Session Cycle
Spring Only

This course covers diagnostic coding and sequencing utilizing the current version of the ICD code set for inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory care settings. Emphasis is placed on the rules and conventions of the ICD official coding guidelines in relation to anatomy, physiology and disease processes. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately assign and sequence diagnosis codes in compliance with the ICD official coding guidelines for reporting statistical data, patient outcomes and reimbursement methodologies.