2018-2019 Catalog

HIMS 2400 Introduction to Coding and Billing

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5


(1) HIMS 1130 - must be completed prior to taking this course.

RecommendedRecommended Prior

HIMS 1410 - recommended prior to taking this course, but not required.

Course Description

This course introduces students to basic coding procedures and insurance claim forms used in medical offices and hospitals. This course is designed to broaden coding knowledge and concepts but not to gain employment as a coder. Students gain a basic knowledge of the ICD-10-CM, HCPCS, and CPT classification systems to code diagnoses, conditions, and procedures.