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HIT 231 - Ambulatory Coding Practicum

Credits: 2
Lecture Contact Hours: 1
Lab Contact Hours: 1
Description: This course will provide practical hands-on experience with Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding of health/medical records and case scenarios. The student will apply official coding guidelines to a variety of clinical cases and record types such as ambulatory, emergency, outpatient and physician office and ancillary services. Evaluation and Management (E/M) leveling will be performed. HCPCS Level 2 codes will also be applied. The student will research references in solving coding problems. Manual and computerized systems for procedure and service coding will be reviewed.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: HIT 117  if not taken previously. HIT 234  if not taken previously. HIT 240  if not taken previously.
Recommended: None.

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