Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog 
    Sep 29, 2023  
Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog
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HINM 271 - Professional Practice Experience II

Supervised practice in the following health record functions: release of information, supervision, vital records, coding of medical data, data abstracting, DRG coding and assignment, and cancer registry activities. PREREQUISITE(S): HINM 120 , HINM 155 , and HINM 165 , or consent of program coordinator. Requires 120 hours of combined supervision on campus and/or in a clinical setting.

2 semester hours

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

  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, accrediting agency standards, and healthcare organizational policies and procedures related to protected health information access, use, disclosure, privacy, security, confidentiality, and legal/ethical issues.
  • Interpret and apply current laws, regulations, policies, and healthcare ethics as they relate to decision-making in healthcare delivery and systems.
  • Demonstrate the proper use of clinical classification systems (ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS), terminologies, and reimbursement methodologies.
  • Accurately assign and sequence diagnosis and procedure codes in compliance with the official ICD-10 coding guidelines for reporting statistical data, patient outcomes, and reimbursement methodologies.
  • Perform data quality reviews to validate code assignment and comply with reimbursement and reporting requirements.
  • Apply management, leadership, and supervisory concepts to various healthcare settings.
  • Analyze healthcare documentation for compliance with federal, state, institutional, and accrediting agency standards.

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