HIM 236 - Coding and Reimbursement in Alternative Health Care Settings

Course Description

Effective: 2019-01-01

Focuses on disease and procedure coding using International Classification Disease (ICD) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) in alternate health care settings, such as behavioral health, home health, skilled nursing facilities, long-term care hospitals (LTCH), rehab facilities, and hospice.
Lecture 5 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
5 credits

General Course Purpose

Required for the Advanced Medical Coder Career Studies Certificate, this course is designed to introduce students to the practical application of coding and reimbursement as it applies to alternate health care settings.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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