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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HITC 110 Medical Coding

The student will learn principles of medical coding related to the three main code books:  CPT, ICD-10-CM code set, and HCPCS level II.  The course is recommended for anyone preparing for a career in medical coding for a physician’s office, and strongly recommended for anyone who is preparing for American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam.
Pre-requisite(s): BIOL 115 Medical Terminology ; HITC 100 Introduction to Medical Office Procedures ; one of: BIOL 109 Biology of The Human Organism BIOL 130 Concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology BIOL 136 Anatomy and Physiology BIOL 139 Anatomy and Physiology for Respiratory Care Students BIOL 230 Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 234 Anatomy and Physiology II BIOL 270 Anatomy and Physiology I  or BIOL 271 Anatomy and Physiology II  or by permission of department chair.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
Credits: 6
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 6