HCI 242 Coding of Procedures and Healthcare Reimbursement

The primary emphasis of this course is on HCPCS coding, especially the CPT or its successor coding system. Students learn how to use alphabetic indexes and tabular lists to locate exact codes to identify the procedures and services performed by healthcare providers in all types of care settings. Students also learn how codes are processed and communicated to payers for provider reimbursement. Prerequisite: HLT 106, and BIO 115 or BIO 234. Pre or co-requisite: HCI 237. Three hours of lecture per week. Instructional Support Fee applies. 3 credits Spring

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