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HIM 158 CPT Coding
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Fundamental coding techniques using the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) coding classifications, and providing hands-on practical skills for student learning adhering to coding guidelines. Prerequisite: HIM138.

Prerequisites: HIM138

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
Domain I. (Analysis Level) Data Content, Structure & Standards (Information Governance) (CSLO 2,4)

Subdomain I.A Classification Systems
1. Apply diagnosis/procedure codes according to current guidelines
2. Evaluate the accuracy of diagnostic and procedural coding
3. Apply diagnostic/procedural groupings
4. Evaluate the accuracy of diagnostic/procedural groupings

Subdomain I.B. Health Record Content and Documentation
1. Analyze the documentation in the health record to ensure it supports the diagnosis and reflects the patient's progress, clinical findings, and discharge status

Domain V. (Analysis Level) Compliance (CSLO 2, 4)

Subdomain V.B. Coding
1. Analyze current regulations and established guidelines in clinical classification systems
2. Determine accuracy of computer assisted coding assignment and recommend corrective action

Internal/External Standards Accreditation