2021-22 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    Feb 20, 2024  
2021-22 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIM 254* - Advanced Coding and Reimbursement

(4 CR)
Prerequisite(s): HIM 253*  and HLT 144*  

Course Type: Intended for Career Preparation  

Description: 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. Lecture 4 hours per week.

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