HIT-230: Ambulatory Coding (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Ambulatory Coding
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Examines the theory and practice of coding techniques and coding systems used to capture billing data for care given to patients in settings other than acute care. Settings include but may not be limited to ambulatory surgery, emergency care, outpatient care, long term care, observation, and care rendered by health care practitioners especially physicians.

HIT-150 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.