Courses & Programs

Procedure Coding

COURSE CODE: HIM 221

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisites/Co-requisites: HTH 114, HIM 103, HIM 104, HIM 106, HIM 107 & HIM 220.

This course is designated to provide the student with an understanding of Procedural Coding and their accurate utilization. Emphasis is placed on coding and classifying procedures using the ICD-9 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) & ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (PCS) coding classification systems, including: Evaluation and Management (E&M), Surgery, Radiology, Anesthesia, Pathology & Lab and Medicine coding sections. In addition, the usage and application of Modifiers and HCPCS codes in coding procedures will also be covered. A Medical Billing & Coding/Practice Management computer software program is also utilized for computerized billing, coding, and insurance claims. Prerequisites/Co-requisites: HTH 114, HIM 103, HIM 104, HIM 106, HIM 107 & HIM 220.