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HIT 222 - Basic Ambulatory Coding


Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 2
Lab Contact Hours: 2
Description: This course is designed to prepare a student to code in the ambulatory setting using Current Procedural Terminology (CPT). Topics include ambulatory reporting requirements for codes and rules that apply to the reimbursement systems used by government payers and other health plans. The student will be introduced to computerized coding systems utilized in healthcare. The emphasis of the course will be coding for facility services and procedures.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: HIT 118  if not taken previously. HIT 120  if not taken previously.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Fall, Winter
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