HIT 205: Introductory ICD Coding
This course is one of a series of four medical coding courses. Students are introduced to the process of transforming narrative descriptions of diseases and injuries into numeric and alphanumeric codes used to report and share patient healthcare issues with healthcare providers and insurers. An overview of both ICD 9 and 10 disease coding systems will be provided, and students will be given hands-on training in encoder usage.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; BIO 109 or BIO 111; HIT 101 or HSC 124, HIT 223 and HIT 224, minimum grade "C" in all BIO and HIT courses; HIT 224 may enroll concurrently
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