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HIM - Health Information Management

HIM 254

ADVANCED CODING & REIMBURSEMENT

(3 CR.)

Prerequisites: HIM 250 and HIM 255. Focuses on the applications and evaluation of advanced coding skills through practical exercises using actual healthcare data; while examining the components of DRGs, APCs and APGs and other prospective payment in the healthcare environment. Utilizes current coding standards in identifying payment methodologies, revenue cycle management and reimbursement.

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