2018-2019 Catalog

HIMS 2430 Coding and Billing II

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5


(1) HIMS 2420 - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Course Description

This course provides in-depth coverage of procedural coding utilizing the HCPCS coding system composed of current procedure terminology and national level II codes: detailed application of the CPT classification system for inpatient and outpatient services. The course emphasizes evaluation and management and surgery codes, as well as the use of modifiers and global services. Students apply coding and billing principles through the use of case study exercises and patient records. Students examine prospective payment in ambulatory and outpatient services and explore the implications of coding.