Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    Nov 16, 2019  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog
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HINM 225 - Ambulatory Coding

(TP/SS only) CE

Designed to enhance the student’s ability in ambulatory care classification and coding. Students apply CPT and ICD coding for outpatient records in a variety of ambulatory settings including physician office, emergency room, and outpatient surgery. PREREQUISITE(S): HINM 165  or consent of program coordinator. Two hours each week. Formerly HI 221.

2 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate skill in the use of CPT in ambulatory care settings to include physician office practice, hospital-based outpatient service, and free-standing ambulatory care settings.
  • Identify and assign appropriate Evaluation and Management codes.
  • Summarize documentation requirements and explain importance of substantiating E/M codes.
  • Apply ICD-10 coding guidelines in an ambulatory setting.
  • Demonstrate skill in use of supplementary classification of diseases and injuries by recognizing when it is appropriate to use V codes and E codes and assigning them.
  • Show knowledge of case mix management and the effect of coding on reimbursement.

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