HIT-150: Basic Coding: Theory and Practice (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Basic Code: Theory & Practice
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

An intermediate-level coding class that incorporates hands-on practice in the assignment of insurance codes using case studies and medical record simulations. Presents theory and practice of coding diseases and procedures using International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) for inpatient facilities. Explores the Prospective Payment System (PPS) and the significance of Diagnosis Related Groupings (DRG). This course utilizes electronic and paper-based medical documentation to serve as resources for coding for inpatient reimbursement, and the application of all federal laws related to patient health information in the process of medical business practices.

MOA-101 and MOA-110 both with a C grade or higher.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
Licensure/Certification Details

CPC certification must be current. Department faculty will verify certification.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2020 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.