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HIM 208 Advanced 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: Continued study in advanced coding concepts utilizing all coding methodologies. Emphasis is placed on following inpatient coding guidelines for diagnostic and procedural coding. Prerequisites: HIM138 and HIM158.

Prerequisites: HIM138 and HIM158

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
Domain I. (Synthesis 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

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

Subdomain V.D. Clinical Documentation Improvement
2. Develop appropriate physician queries to resolve data and coding discrepancies

Internal/External Standards Accreditation