Skip to content
 Scroll To Top

HIM S258 Coding III (Advanced)

3 credits (3+2)

An in-depth focus on coding issues, including coding validation, data accuracy, coding guidelines and training; and reimbursement and clinical documentation improvement. Impact of coding on financial stability of an organization.

Prerequisite: HIM S155 and HIM S255 or departmental permission.

This online course is for students admitted into the Health Information Management program.

Generally, this course is offered during Fall semester only.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply diagnosis and procedure codes according to current guidelines

  2. Evaluate the accuracy of diagnostic and procedural coding

  3. Apply diagnostic and procedural groupings

  4. Evaluate the accuracy of diagnostic/procedural groupings

  5. Analyze current regulations and established guidelines in clinical classification systems

  6. Determine the accuracy of computer assisted coding to coding scenarios

  7. Identify discrepancies between supporting documentation and coded data

  8. Develop physician queries to resolve data and coding discrepancies

  9. Comply with ethical standards of practice

  10. Analyze the documentation in the health record to ensure it supports the diagnosis and reflects the patient's progress, clinical findings, and discharge status

  11. Verify the documentation in the health record is timely, complete, and accurate

  12. Explain the revenue cycle management process

Inquire about Health
Information Management Programs

Contact Sitka Campus
1332 Seward Ave
Sitka, AK, 99835

(Toll Free Alaska Only)

Email Us | More Information
Become a friend of UAS Sitka on FacebookSitka Twitter Account

Content maintained by Sitka Campus.