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HIT-275 Medical Coding Practicum

Perform the medical coding practicum in a clinical setting or in the Virtual Laboratory. In the clinical setting, gain 90 hours of practical experience in a variety of settings, such as medical offices, clinical, hospitals or insurance companies. Observe and perform the coding of health data, the retrieving and analyzing of medical records, abstraction and interpretation of health data and managing of health data. In the Virtual Laboratory, under instructor supervision, participate in a virtual in-house laboratory, which includes a variety of coding exercises using authentic patient charts. Utilize a logic-based encoder that has ICD-9 and ICD- 10 coding choices. Prerequisites: MDA 116, HIT 221 and HIT 222.

Term: Spring 2021

Course Type: Credit - 2 Credits

Section: 200 (Closed)

Ways to take the class: Online

Start Date: 04/26/2021

End Date: 05/21/2021

Location: Online

Room: TBA

Instructor: Varies

Class Size: 20