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HIT-113 : Clinical Classification Systems
Health Information Technology
This course is designed to familiarize the student with coding and classification systems used in health information management. Emphasis will be on inpatient coding and classification utilizing ICD-10-CM/PCS. Course work will focus on the official coding guidelines and use of the two volumes of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. The laboratory component of the course emphasizes the use of computer-based coding software (encoder) to assign diagnostic and procedural codes by abstracting information from patient records. Students will also determine the DRG for each patient record coded.