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|HIMT 1220 - Coding and Classification Systems: HCPCS/CPT|
Prerequisite: HLTH 1215, HLTH 2100 or HLTH 1238.
In this introductory Health Care Common Procedure Coding (HCPCS) coding class, which includes Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), students will learn the history and structure of the HCPCS medical classification system that is used to describe and report procedures for physician and outpatient claims. Students will attain basic HCPCS coding skills in order to apply this coding system in a variety of provider settings and develop an understanding of the impact these codes have on provider reimbursement, internal reporting, and statistical and quality reporting needs within the healthcare industry.
0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
Schedule Types: Lab, Online Lab, Hybrid, Hybrid Lab, Independent Study, Lecture, Online
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Health Technologies Division
Nursing NURS Department
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
(Credit level HLTH 1215 Minimum Grade of C and Credit level HLTH 1238 Minimum Grade of C or Credit level HLTH 2100 Minimum Grade of C)
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