Mar 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
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HIM 114 - Introduction to Medical Coding

4 Credit(s)

A coding survey course for those involved in health care delivery, particularly dealing with insurance and/or Medicare and government regulations. Included in this course is the process and practice of ICD-10- CM diagnosis coding as well as CPT procedure coding.

Prerequisite: HP 100    
Prerequisite/Corequisite: HP 100  and (HP 150  or BI 231 ) with grade of C or better, or work experience
Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand the purpose of code sets and their relationship to processing medical insurance claims and obtaining reimbursement.
  2. Understand coding principles and guidelines.
  3. Interpret basic coding rules and apply them when choosing a code for diagnosis and treatment.
  4. Accurately assign diagnosis and CPT codes to the highest level of specificity with a 70% accuracy, or higher.
  5. Accurately assign evaluation and management, outpatient surgical procedure, laboratory, radiology and medicine coding with a 70 % accuracy, or higher.

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