Course Catalog

Health Information Management Coding - HI12 (Effective Fall 2021) Diploma

Locations Offered:
Valdosta

The Health Information Coding diploma prepares students to be medical coders and billers to classify medical records according to accepted standards. The classification of diagnoses and treatments is required for Medicare and insurance reimbursement in hospitals, outpatient clinics and medical offices. The program offers training in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, diagnostic coding, and medical procedural coding.

The Health Information Coding program is also offered mostly online. However, there are some courses in which students are required to attend face-to-face.

Curriculum
General Core Courses 3
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
Occupational Courses 39
ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences 2
ALHS 1011 Structure and Function of the Human Body 5
HIMT 1100 Introduction to Health Information Technology 3
HIMT 1151 Computer Applications in Healthcare 4
HIMT 1200 Legal Aspects of Healthcare 3
HIMT 1250 Health Record Content and Structure 2
HIMT 1360 Introduction to Pathopharmacotherapy 3
HIMT 1400 Coding and Classification - ICD Basic 4
HIMT 1410 Coding and Classification -ICD Advanced 3
HIMT 2400 Coding and Classification - CPT/HCPCS 3
HIMT 2410 Revenue Cycle Management 3
HIMT 2500 Certification Seminar 4
Faculty & Staff
Advisor

Area Director/Health Information Technology Program Coordinator, Valdosta Campus


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