HIM 470 Classification Systems II (3 credits)
The emphasis of this course is on medical coding in non-acute settings. Students will develop an understanding of HCPCS coding with an emphasis on CPT. Codes will be assigned to workbook exercises, case studies, and actual outpatient records. The use of medical records to abstract data, evaluate documentation to support diagnoses will also be discussed. Codes will be assigned manually as well as with an encoder.