Due to inclement weather, all classes (credit & continuing education) at all campuses will start at 10 am tomorrow, Tuesday, January 17. This also affects the Jazz Band Contest which will start at 10 a.m. on the Estherville campus. Offices will open at 10.
Health Information Technology (HIT)
Classification of disease and diagnostic processes through ICD-9 coding, placing emphasis on accuracy, concepts and compliance issues. ICD-9 coding is used for identification of medical necessity in procedures, reimbursement, utilization patterns and the study of health care costs.
Develops proficiency in the use of dictation and transcription equipment. Medical cases will be utilized to acquire skills that will enable the student to design and transcribe 7 types of reports utilized in the medical offices and clinics today. Application, proofreading as well as medical terminology and anatomy is continuous within the learning process. Pre-req: CSC-110 & HSC-114 Co. Req: Bio-168, BIO-173, & HSC_217