2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [Archived Catalog]

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HIMT 1303 - Basic ICD Coding I

Credits: 3

This course is a study diagnosis coding and classification systems used in classification and conditions, injuries and diseases employed to organize medical information for future retrieval.  The current international Classification of Diseases is emphasized including its use of the prospective payment systems.  Students will learn to apply Official coding Guidelines in health record coding.  Other topics include Uniform Hospital International Discharge Data Set (UHDDS), reimbursement in prospective payment systems and introduction to procedure classification systems. A minimum course grade of "C" or better is required for this course. (C)

Lecture Hours: 45

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2010 , BIOL 2020  

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