2017-2018 Catalog

HIMS 2420 Coding and Billing I

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5


(1) HIMS 2400 - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Course Description

This course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10-CM) coding system. Students learn the guidelines and terminology for correctly coding diagnoses in a physician's office, hospital, home healthcare agency, or other healthcare facility diagnosis codes. Challenging practice drills test students' coding skills in a variety of realistic healthcare settings using real-life patient health records.