This course is designed to present the student with advanced theory, concepts and applications in medical coding. The student will learn the skills necessary to address more complex issues relating to ICD and CPT/HCPCS coding. Case studies using actual medical records and coding software are included. Emphasis will be on the correct MS-DRG and APC assignment as appropriate for all patient settings. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of the health record for financial and statistical purposes will also be reviewed.
HIM231, HIM232, HIM235